Hail, heavy rains hit Houston

Severe weather alerts issued in Houston

Published On: May 10 2013 10:49:38 AM CDT   Updated On: May 10 2013 10:18:55 PM CDT
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HOUSTON -

Hail and heavy rains fell throughout the Houston area Friday as severe weather rolled through.

A spokesman for the city of Houston Office of Emergency Management said grounds saturated by heavy rainfall overnight had dried up. High-water locations were threatened by the late morning and afternoon storms.

Winds knocked down a tree across the railroad tracks near Gus Wortham Park in southeast Houston.

Water quickly covered the road and floated manhole covers at Polk and Lansing. A deputy constable from Precinct Six temporarily closed the intersection.

Houston Bush Airport reported delays up to two hours.

CenterPoint Energy customers can check outages in their area here.

Hail, heavy rain hits Houston

Published On: May 10 2013 10:31:01 AM CDT   Updated On: May 10 2013 11:41:10 AM CDT
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Local 2 viewers report flooding, heavy rain, and hail across the Houston area. Email your photos to ishotnews@kprc.com.

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