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City of Simonton
Sunday April 7th, 2019 :: 11:44 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:15PM

The National Weather Service in League City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Colorado County in southeastern Texas... Eastern Wharton County in southeastern Texas... Eastern Austin County in southeastern Texas... Fort Bend County in southeastern Texas... Brazoria County in southeastern Texas... Southern Waller County in southeastern Texas... Northeastern Matagorda County in southeastern Texas... West central Harris County in southeastern Texas...

* Until 1215 PM CDT.

* At 1122 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near East Bernard to near Van Vleck, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Sugar Land, southwestern Missouri City, Rosenberg, Lake Jackson, Angleton, Stafford, Bay City, Katy, Freeport, Richmond, Clute, Wharton, Sealy, Prairie View, Brookshire, West Columbia, Sweeny, Eagle Lake, Surfside Beach and Mission Bend.

* AFFECTED AREAS: FORT BEND, TX ... AUSTIN, TX ... WHARTON, TX ... WALLER, TX ... HARRIS, TX ... MATAGORDA, TX ... BRAZORIA, TX ... COLORADO, TX

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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Address/Location
City of Simonton
35011 Farm to Market 1093
Simonton, TX 77476

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 281-533-9809

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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