HOUSTON - A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas until 10:00 pm on Halloween night. The watch includes many of the areas around Houston.
This means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes.
Here are some action you may want to take. Have a safe room available and be ready to shelter quickly if a Tornado Warning is issued for your area or if you suspect a tornado is near. Bring pets indoors and delay travel until the threat of severe weather has passed.
In the event a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, you are encouraged to:
- Get In: Get inside a sturdy structure, find shelter in an interior room, away from windows.
- Get Low: Seek shelter on the lowest floor possible, or underground, if possible.
- Hold On: Grab on to a sturdy object and hold on.
A tornado warning was issued for Sugar Land TX, Missouri City TX, Fresno TX until 3:45 PM CDT.
The Tornado watch includes the following areas: Anderson; Angelina; Austin; Bastrop; Bowie; Brazoria; Brazos; Burleson; Caldwell; Camp; Cass; Chambers; Cherokee; Colorado; Falls; Fayette; Fort Bend; Franklin; Freestone; Galveston; Gonzales; Gregg; Grimes; Hardin; Harris; Harrison; Henderson; Houston; Jasper; Jefferson; Lavaca; Lee; Leon; Liberty; Limestone; Madison; Marion; Milam; Montgomery; Morris; Nacogdoches; Newton; Orange; Panola; Polk; Red River; Robertson; Rusk; Sabine; San Augustine; San Jacinto; Shelby; Smith; Titus; Trinity; Tyler; Upshur; Van Zandt; Walker; Waller; Washington; Wharton; Wood.