Severe weather passing through Houston area

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HOUSTON — Most of the Houston area was under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning Monday morning due to strong thunderstorms moving through. Although the warning has been lifted, residents in the impacted areas are strongly advised to remain vigilant while traveling the roadways..

Impacted areas include:

  • Harris County
  • Northwestern Liberty County
  • Southeastern Walker County
  • San Jacinto County
  • Southeastern Waller County
  • Northwestern Galveston County
  • Montgomery County
  • North central Brazoria County
  • Polk County
  • Northern Fort Bend County
  • Central Trinity County

Houston TranStar said the following roads are experiencing high water:

  • IH-610 East Loop northbound at IH-10 East (Lanes Affected: Exit Ramp)

The potential impacts from this storm are strong winds and damaging hail.

Residents in this area are urged to seek shelter immediately in an interior room with no windows on the lowest floor of your home and wait for the storm to pass.  Heavy rains are also threatening to impact the area, so please do  not drive into areas where water covers the road.

Remember, “Turn Around, Don’t Drown”.