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A tornado watch is in effect for a swath of 10 counties north of the Houston area, including Walker and Grimes, while showers and thunderstorms continue to move across the region without directly hitting Houston.
Harris County residents should expect two to three inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service’s weekend forecast, which extends through Sunday night.
The service predicted similar rainfall levels in other nearby counties, with 1.5 to two inches likely to hit Galveston County. Along the Matagorda and Galveston Bay coast, a dense fog advisory is in effect through the late afternoon.
Forecasts for Sunday, meanwhile, show a slight risk of flash flooding in Houston and the counties surrounding Harris.
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Southeast Texas residents should stay on vigilant alert for hail and damaging winds, with a cluster of storms moving from SW to NE across much of SE Texas, from noon to 9:00 p.m. Another two inches of rainfall is possible, with potential for isolated higher amounts.
This is a developing story.
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