Tornado warning for northeastern Wharton, southeastern Austin, and west-central Fort Bend counties in Southeast Texas until 815AM. Possible rain-wrapped tornado 5 miles northwest of Wharton, moving northeast at 40 MPH. Western Rosenberg, East Bernard, Pleak, Simonton, Beasley, Kendleton, Orchard, southeastern Weston Lakes, Egypt and Hungerford are in the path of this storm. Should it continue it may impact the southern part of the Houston metro around 9:15 AM. 

 

 

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
739 AM CST TUE FEB 14 2017

The National Weather Service in League City has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Wharton County in southeastern Texas…
Southeastern Austin County in southeastern Texas…
West central Fort Bend County in southeastern Texas…

* Until 815 AM CST.

* At 738 AM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 7 miles northwest of Wharton, moving northeast at 40
mph.

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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.

* Locations impacted include…
Western Rosenberg, East Bernard, Pleak, Simonton, Beasley,
Kendleton, Orchard, southeastern Weston Lakes, Egypt and
Hungerford.

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.