Tornado warning for southwestern Galveston and eastern Brazoria counties until 1030AM. Radar indicates a likely tornado in progress near San Luis Pass, or 12 miles northeast of Surfside Beach. This dangerous supercell is moving northeast at 35 MPH. Locations in this warning include Galveston Island West End, Galveston Causeway, Texas City, La Marque, Hitchcock, Bayou Vista, Jamaica Beach, Tiki Island, Galveston Pleasure Pier, Schlitterbahn, Galveston State Park, San Luis Pass, Scholes Field, Moody Gardens, Offatts Bayou and Pelican Island. This is a serious storm, so take your safety precautions!

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

The National Weather Service in League City has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Southwestern Galveston County in southeastern Texas…
East central Brazoria County in southeastern Texas…

* Until 1030 AM CST.

* At 956 AM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over San Luis Pass, or 12 miles northeast of Surfside
Beach, moving northeast at 35 mph.

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…
Galveston Island West End, Galveston Causeway, Texas City, La
Marque, Hitchcock, Bayou Vista, Jamaica Beach, Tiki Island,
Galveston Pleasure Pier, Schlitterbahn, Galveston State Park, San
Luis Pass, Scholes Field, Moody Gardens, Offatts Bayou and Pelican
Island.

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.