Severe Weather Threat ENDS for the Brazos Valley
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - The severe weather threat has come to an end for the Brazos Valley in the early hours of Sunday morning. While a few lingering non-severe storms will continue south through the pre-sunrise hours, additional severe weather is not expected.
Summertime heat, an incoming weather disturbance, and several lingering boundaries from Texas storms over the last few days will allow numerous storms to form into a cluster of strong and severe weather Saturday evening. The Storm Prediction Center and National Weather Service have issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH until 1 am for the following Brazos Valley Counties:
• Brazos • Burleson • Grimes • Houston • Leon • Madison • Milam • Robertson • San Jacinto • Trinity • Walker •
8 PM Update
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been extended until 1 am for Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Walker, Austin, Waller, and Montgomery Counties.
10:30 PM Update
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH still in effect until 1 am for Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Walker, Austin, Waller, Washington, and Montgomery Counties.
Wind gusts as high as 75mph
- Scattered large hail, potentially to the size of an apple
- A couple of tornadoes or tornado concerns
Saturday evening plans are likely in jeopardy for many, particularly after sunset. Those that are spending time away from home should keep an eye on the weather and have a plan to move to a sturdy structure as storms arrive and move through the area.
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