Alert: Tornado Watch in effect for much of the area until 3 p.m.
HOUSTON – A Tornado Watch is in effect for many counties in the area until 3 p.m.Those counties include: Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Houston, Liberty, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, and Wharton. A second round of storms will hit the region Sunday morning and early afternoon.. Like Saturday’s storms, Sunday’s storms could produce hail and damaging wind. Futurecast 10am, April 19, 2020Futurecast 12pm, April 19, 2020The storms will continue through noon and 1 p.m. before exiting quickly to the east. Futurecast 1pm Sunday, April 19, 2020Futurecast 4pm, April 19, 2020As the storms move into Louisiana, they will intensify further. It will be east of Texas where the tornado threat becomes much more substantial.