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Potential for Severe Weather on Saturday
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April 12, 2019

Potential for Severe Weather on Saturday

The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting a potential for severe weather on Saturday. Frequent lightning can be expected and strong winds and hail are possible. Areas north of I-10 will see the most severe weather as it moves through the area. Heavy rainfall over a short period of time may cause localized flooding on streets and in low-lying areas.

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What you should do:
Residents are encouraged to monitor local forecast, road conditions, and have multiple ways to get warnings.

  • When thunder roars, stay indoors. If you are outside, seek shelter immediately and wait for the storm to pass.
  • Secure any loose items in your yard such as furniture and toys.
  • Move vehicles under covered areas, if possible, to prevent damage.
  • Bring pets indoors.
  • Slow down and give yourself extra braking distance when roads are wet.
  • Check road conditions at Houston TranStar before leaving.
  • If you must travel never drive into high water and use extreme caution at underpasses and low-lying areas where water accumulates.

Where you can learn more:

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