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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for El Campo, Edna and Ganado until 1 p.m.
Tornado Warning issued for parts of Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties expired at 12:30 p.m.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Fort Bend, Colorado, Wharton, Austin and Waller counties expired at 12:15 p.m.
Tornado Warning issued for parts of Harris and Montgomery counties until noon. This is in the Cypress area.
Tornado Warning issued for parts of Colorado, Austin and Waller counties until noon.
Tornado Warning issued for Harris, Fort Bend, Waller and Austin counties expired at 11:30 a.m.
A Tornado Watch has been issued for Harris County until 6 p.m.
TIMELINE: The timing of the severe weather.
A Tornado Warning is issued by the local NOAA Office meteorologists who monitor the weather in the area. NOAA said they issue a warning when a tornado has been reported by spotters or indicated by radar and there is a serious threat to life and property in its path. During a tornado warning, you should act right away to find safe shelter.
During a Tornado Watch, tornadoes are possible in and around the watch area, according to NOAA. This means it is a good time to review your emergency plans. It is important to act quickly if a tornado warning is issued and if you spot one coming.
When a tornado warning is issued, it is important to act quickly, according to NOAA.
If you are home, be sure to go to a safe room or an interior room away from windows, which could get blown out.
If you are in a workplace or school, be sure to follow your tornado drill instructions and head to your shelter location. Again, stay away from windows. NOAA also advises against going into large open rooms like a cafeteria or gymnasium.
If you are outside, seek shelter inside a sturdy building. NOAA said to avoid sheds and storage facilities.
If you are in a vehicle, you are advised to drive to a sturdy shelter. If you are not able to get to a shelter, get down into your car or abandon it and head to a low-lying area like a ditch.
12:30 PM: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for El Campo, Edna and Ganado until 1 p.m.
Tornado Warning issued for parts of Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties was allowed to expire.
12:15 PM: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties until 12:45 p.m.
Cinco Ranch High School in on lockdown due to the severe weather.
NOON: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Fort Bend, Colorado, Wharton, Austin and Waller counties until 12:15 p.m.
11:50 AM: Klein ISD reports that tornado warnings are affecting multiple areas in the district. Out of precaution, all students and staff have been moved inside the buildings and are sheltering in place according to their inclement weather procedures.
Waller ISD is also sheltering in place due to the severe weather.
This dangerous storm will be near Willowbrook around 11:45 a.m. Tomball and Hooks Airport around 11:50 a.m. Spring around 11:55 a.m.
11:25 AM: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Colorado, Austin and Waller counties until noon.
11:05 AM: Tornado Warning issued for Harris, Fort Bend, Waller and Austin counties until 11:30 a.m.
10:50 AM: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of Harris, Fort Bend, Waller, Austin, Wharton, and Colorado counties until 11:15 a.m.
10:40 AM: A Tornado Warning has been issued for parts of Lavaca County until 11 a.m.
10:30 AM: Meteorologist Tim Pandajis says a Tornado Watch will likely be issued in the Houston area within the hour.
10:10 AM: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Dewitt, Gonzalez an Lavaca counties until 10:30 a.m.
8:55 AM: The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for El Campo, Ganado and Louis until 9:30 a.m.
7:55 AM: Early morning showers have already made for slick roadways during the rush commute.
8:30 PM: Houston ISD said it is monitoring the weather conditions, but nothing announcements have been made yet.
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