RED WARNING IN HOUSTON: Tornado warning and winds due to Hurricane Beryl

Houston Texas.- He National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center Published by A Emergency Tornado Warning For the upper Texas coast and coastal waters.

This warning, identified as number 513, went into effect at 10:45 PM CDT on Sunday, July 7, 2024 and will remain active until 10:00 AM CDT on Monday.

The warning covers about 45 miles east and west of a line that runs from 50 miles south of Angleton to 60 miles northeast of Houston. This area consists of land and sea areas that affect a wide area of ​​the Texas coast.

The main threats associated with this warning are:

  • Chance of Cyclone: Conditions are favorable for cyclone formation in the warning area.
  • Isolated air: Wind gusts of up to 70 mph are expected.

The warning comes as Tropical Storm Beryl is expected to make landfall overnight. NWS forecasters say storms embedded in rain bands east of central Beryl pose a significant risk of isolated tornadoes, which could develop into Monday morning.

Hurricane Warning Precautions in Houston

The NWS reminds that a tornado watch is in place for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. People in these areas are asked to be aware of hazardous weather conditions and follow reports and warnings issued by authorities.

The warning also contains important information for aviation, including the possibility of tornadoes and some severe storms, as well as surface hail and up to 0.5 inches in height. Intense turbulence and surface winds of up to 60 knots are expected, with some cumulonimbus clouds rising as high as 50,000 feet. The mean vector of storm motion is 140° at 40 knots.

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The NWS emphasizes the importance of taking immediate precautions during this critical period. Residents and travelers in the region should prepare emergency plans and follow the instructions of local authorities to ensure their safety.

Esmond Harmon

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