Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
******The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Brazos, TX, Austin, TX, Burleson, TX, Grimes, TX, Madison, TX, Walker, TX, Waller, TX, and Washington, TX beginning at 4:54 pm and ending at 10:24 pm******
What this means for us:
Torrnado Watch – Conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in and close to the watch area. These watches are issued for large areas by the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, and are usually valid for five to eight hours.
*********The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Leon, TX and Robertson, TX beginning at 4:32 pm and ending at 5:17********
AT 432 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A DEVELOPING TORNADO 6 MILES WEST OF FRANKLIN…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. * THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR… FRANKLIN AROUND 440 PM CDT… MARQUEZ AROUND 505 PM CDT… LEONA AND CENTERVILLE AROUND 515 PM CDT…
MOVE TO AN INTERIOR BATHROOM…CLOSET…OR HALLWAY ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR BUILDING. COVER YOURSELF WITH BLANKETS…PILLOWS…OR A MATTRESS FOR PROTECTION.
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT TUESDAY EVENING FOR EASTERN TEXAS.
*****The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Milam, TX and Robertson, TX beginning at 4:40 pm and ending at 6:10 pm*******