HOUSTON (CW39) – Within storms that develop this afternoon and evening, you can expect pockets of large hail, localized heavy rainfall, and strong wind gusts up to 70 mph. Thunderstorm activity will increase throughout the afternoon and evening. A few tornadoes are possible, but this is still going to be the secondary threat. Once again a a WATCH means conditions are favorable for severe weather to occur. A WARNING means that it is happening now, and you need to take action.
Keep your phone nearby and download the CW39 weather app for alerts about the dangers of storms near your location.
Rainfall within these storm could add up to 3-4″ in some locations throughout Texas. This could cause for blinding conditions on the road ways. Stay safe and drive with care. Do not drive through a flooded street!
The outlook for storms this evening is highlighting far Eastern Texas and Central Louisiana as the location with the highest potential for thunderstorm in tornado development, they have rated it as a level 3 out of 5 threat, an enhanced risk. This is the area that has most of the ‘ingredients’ in place. Southeastern Texas, including Houston, is in a level 2 out of 5 risk, a slight risk.