A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued for parts of Texas until 6 PM CDT on TUESDAY MAY 28, 2024.

The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch 342 in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening for the following areas:

In Texas, this watch includes 22 counties in southeast Texas

Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Houston, Liberty, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, & Wharton

This includes the cities of Alvin, Anahuac, Angleton, Bay City, Bellville, Brenham, Brookshire, Bryan, Caldwell, Cleveland, Clute, Coldspring, College Station, Columbus, Conroe, Corrigan, Crockett, Dayton, Dickinson, Eagle Lake, El Campo, First Colony, Freeport, Friendswood, Galveston, Groveton, Hempstead, Houston, Huntsville, Lake Jackson, League City, Liberty, Livingston, Madisonville, Mission Bend, Missouri City, Mont Belvieu, Navasota, Old River-Winfree, Palacios, Pearland, Pecan Grove, Prairie View, Rosenberg, Sealy, Shepherd, Somerville, Stowell, Sugar Land, Texas City, The Woodlands, Trinity, Waller, Weimar, Wharton, and Winnie.

If residents need a safe place to go, click here or below to find cooling centers and shelters are open:

Stay away from power lines: Assume all lines are energized and stay 35 feet away, according to CenterPoint. Never spray a sparking or burning wire with water and never try to remove a tree limb or other item. If you see a downed power line, call CenterPoint Energy at 713-207-2222.

FEMA Relief: If you had property damaged in recent storms across Southeast Texas, you can begin applying for FEMA relief. You can go online to or download the FEMA App. You can also call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362.

Call 311: If you notice debris on the road or other road hazards, call 311. Only call 911 for life-threatening situations.



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