Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County
On Sunday, March 18 the National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 8 p.m. and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 11 p.m. CDT.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the following counties in southeastern Texas until 8 p.m.:
- Southern Grimes County
- Northeastern Washington County
- Southeastern Brazos County
- West central Montgomery County
- Northeastern Waller County
At 7:13 p.m. CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Navasota, moving east at 35 mph. Hazards included are tennis ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. The impact of these hazards could cause people and animals outdoors to be injured as well as hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
Locations impacted include the following counties: Navasota, Pinehurst, Washington, Magnolia, Montgomery, Millican, Anderson, Todd Mission, Plantersville, Dobbin and Dacus.
The National Weather Service stated to, “Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay away from windows. The storm is producing large hail. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.”