Tornado Warning for Chambers County TX and 1 More

HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX (1103 PM CDT Thu May 9 2019) — The National Weather Service in League City has issued a Tornado Warning for Coastal Galveston County in southeastern Texas Southeastern Chambers County in southeastern Texas until 1145 PM CDT. At 1101 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles north of Smith Point, or 8 miles southeast of Beach City, moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD: Tornado and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near Gilchrist and Rollover Pass around 1145 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Oak Island. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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