Severe thunderstorm in effect for Southeastern Austin County


The National Weather Service announced another severe thunderstorm warning, this one for Southeastern Austin County, until 5:30 p.m.

"At 4:28 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Nome to Liberty to 6 miles northwest of Dayton to near Woodbranch to near The Woodlands to near Tomball to near Jersey Village to near Katy to near Brookshire to 9 miles north of Eagle Lake, moving southeast at 20 mph," the statement said.

Wind gusts are estimated to reach 60 mph with damage to roofs, siding and trees also expected, warned NWS

"For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building," the statement said. "This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across the area. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows."


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