Tornado Watch issued for communities in Houston area until 3 p.m.

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A tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for many counties surrounding the Houston-area until 3 p.m.:

In southeast Texas, the Tornado Watch is in effect for these following counties.

  • Austin
  • Brazoria
  • Brazos
  • Burleson
  • Chambers
  • Colorado
  • Fort Bend
  • Galveston
  • Grimes
  • Harris
  • Houston
  • Liberty
  • Madison
  • Matagorda 
  • Montgomery
  • Polk
  • San Jacinto
  • Trinity
  • Walker
  • Waller
  • Washington
  • Wharton

Severe storms are expected to fire up today across the Houston area.  The storms could bring intense wind, hail and possibly a few tornadoes. Most of the storms will leave the area by 4 p.m. Sunday.

Stay vigilant to changing weather conditions in your neighborhood with NWS warnings.