Radar indicating likely tornado between San Leon and Texas City. This storm is slowly moving west at 5 MPH. Avoid travel on Highway 146 as the tornado looks to cross that road within the next 10 minutes!

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TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
410 PM CDT TUE MAY 12 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTH CENTRAL GALVESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 409 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
OVER SAN LEON…OR NEAR TEXAS CITY…AND MOVING WEST AT 5 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
EASTERN LEAGUE CITY…TEXAS CITY…DICKINSON…SAN LEON AND
BACLIFF.

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 IN A MOBILE
HOME OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

IF ON OR NEAR GALVESOTN BAY…GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE TO SAFE
SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH
TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. IN ADDITION…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN
PRODUCE LARGE CAPSIZING WAVES…EVEN ON SMALL BODIES OF WATER. MOVE
INTO DOCK AND SEEK SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER
IN A THUNDERSTORM.