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UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Houston Until 12 A.M.

Rainfall is expected for portions of East and Southeast Texas Tuesday, April 3, and continuing through early Wednesday, April 4

The National Weather Service said the Houston area can expect some moderately severe weather beginning Tuesday afternoon. The main hazards from this storm will be damaging winds, large hail, and an isolated tornado. Flash flooding is not expected with this storm.

The Emergency Information from the City of Houston recommend Houstonians ahead of the storm to do the following:

  • Securing outdoor items that can be blown away.
  • Make plans in the event weather impacts travel on Tuesday afternoon.
  • If you drive a high-profile vehicle, be sure to drive slowly during periods of severe weather.
  • Avoid traveling during periods of heavy rain and strong winds.
  • Sign up for CenterPoint Energy's Power Alert Service to get timely alerts in the event your power is interrupted by strong winds.
  • If you sustain damage to your home, or see a tree or debris in the street, report it to Houston 311 (713-837-0311).

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