Houston Forecast: Chance for severe weather overnight

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on April 28, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 28 at 7:22 PM

HOUSTON – The National Weather Service has extended several weather warnings Saturday in regards to the severe thunderstorms moving through the Houston area.

The NWS has extended a flash flood warning for Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris and Waller counties in effect until 9:45 p.m. A flood warning is in effect until 7:42 a.m. Sunday morning for Harris County.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is also in effect until 1 a.m. on Sunday for the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Jackson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller, Washington and Wharton.

The NWS said that thunderstorms capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds up to 60 mph were moving southeast at 25 mph. Another line of storms will move through overnight increasing the chance of flashing flooding.

There is a 60 percent chance for rain on Sunday with temperatures in the mid-60s in the morning. The high should peak at about 80 degrees in the afternoon.

By the end of the next work week, temps will dip down into the high 60’s. Download our free HOU Weather app on your iPhone or Android featuring 12-hour forecasts, radars, conditions, coastal weather, satellite imagery and web cams. Also, look for our WeatherCaster iPad app in the App Store.

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