Strong thunderstorms moving east Texas, Louisiana


HOUSTON – A line of strong thunderstorms will continue to move into East Texas and Louisiana for the rest of Sunday afternoon.

While we may see some storms re-firing later in the day, we’re not expecting them to become severe; however, will drop some additional rainfall through the evening.

Temperatures will continue to drop into the 60s with much drier air later Sunday night.

Monday and most of next week will be almost perfect weather with sunshine and temperatures in the low to mid-80s.

Another cold front pushes through midweek, dropping highs into the 70s and lows into the 50s.

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Preparing for stormy weather

What has the city done to prepare for storms?

According to the city of Houston this is what they have done to prepare for storms and heavy rain: 

"The Public Works & Engineering Department has pre-staged barricades throughout the City in areas prone to flooding, so they can be quickly deployed by emergency personnel if needed.

"The Houston Fire Department is conducting preliminary checks of evacuation and high-water rescue boats and equipment to ensure it is available and ready in the event water rescues are needed.

"The Houston Police Department is currently conducting readiness checks on their high water vehicles and staging them throughout the City so they can quickly be deployed if necessary.

"The Office of Emergency Management has placed personnel on standby for activation of the Emergency Operations Center and is monitoring weather with NWS and HCFCD."

Who do you call when and if you need to report storm damage?

Call 3-1-1 (713.837-0311)

Visit houston311.org and file a report online.

You can download the Houston 311 app for iOS and Android and make the report

Events canceled due to severe weather:

- The 29th annual McDonald's Houston Children's Festival, which was being hosted Downtown at the City Hall has been canceled. 

- The 2nd annual Paws For a Cause at the Gary Green real estate office 8817 Louetta Road in spring has been canceled due to weather.