Strong Storms Forecasted For Houston Area On Sunday

Apr 03, 2017, 02:11

If a tornado warning is issued, the NWS suggests that if you do not have a storm shelter, to go to a safe room or interior room away from windows and to remember pets.

In addition, another line of storms has formed just east of Memphis, and those will move into northwest Alabama late this afternoon. The storms will be in the Pee Dee from 2 through 7 a.m.

Central Indiana will have a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.

Showers and thunderstorms are still likely before 10 p.m. The storm is moving northeast at 35 miles per hour.

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Sizeable hail has been reported in Chesapeake around 6:20 p.m.

A tornado was reported earlier by storm chasers near the DE and Blackford County line with this storm, according to reports.

Locally, the areas in the watch include Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Nottoway, Prince George, and Surry.

The main threats are damaging wind gusts, large hail and a few tornadoes. Guerrero suggested owning a weather radio, or being subscribed to a notification service for severe weather updates in Tom Green County.

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The latest forecast maintained that risk level only for parts of eastern and northern Arkansas while keeping the rest of the state under a slight risk. Storms will be producing high rainfall rates, and if storms slowly move over some of the same areas, flash flooding could certainly occur.

Our weather will be taking a downward turn this weekend as our third big spring storm looks to impact East Texas and most of the Lone Star state.

A funnel cloud was also spotted inside the city limits of Corinth near Magnolia Regional Health Center, however the storm did not create a tornado.

In Dallas, about 40,000 basketball fans had to make new plans after incoming storms forced officials to cancel outdoor activities on Sunday.

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The threat for severe weather statewide is forecast to diminish by 4 a.m. Thursday.

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