TX WFO HOUSTON/GALVESTON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO HOUSTON/GALVESTON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, November 24, 2022

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TORNADO WARNING

Severe Weather Statement

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

252 PM CST Thu Nov 24 2022

...THE TORNADO WARNING FOR EASTERN FORT BEND COUNTY IS CANCELLED...

The tornadic thunderstorm which prompted the warning has moved out

of the warned area. Therefore, the warning has been cancelled for

Fort Bend County.

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CST FOR WESTERN

GALVESTON...NORTH CENTRAL BRAZORIA AND SOUTHEASTERN HARRIS

COUNTIES...

At 249 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado

was located near Pearland, moving northeast at 35 mph. The rotation

is gradually weakening and has become broader since the original

warning was issued.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without

shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage

to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is

likely.

This dangerous storm will be near...

Friendswood and Greater Hobby Area around 300 PM CST.

Southwestern South Belt / Ellington around 305 PM CST.

Western League City around 315 PM CST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest

floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a

mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter

and protect yourself from flying debris.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to

flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO MONDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Sulphur River Near Talco.

* WHEN...From Friday afternoon to Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...At 25.0 feet, Expect moderate flooding of lowland areas

with some secondary roadways closed. All cattle and equipment

nearby the river should be moved to higher ground.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...

- At 1:45 PM CST Thursday the stage was 2.1 feet.

- Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage

early tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 23.5 feet Saturday

morning. It will then fall below flood stage early Sunday

afternoon.

- Flood stage is 20.0 feet.

- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of

23.2 feet on 06/19/2015.

- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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