Weather conditions good for ephemeral flue clouds
UPDATE: A Pecan Grove proprietor sent this print to KTRK-TV from nearby Pecan Grove:
This hurricane was speckled by an ABC13 spectator easterly of Richmond nearby Pecan Grove currently around 11am: twitter.com/KTRKHouston/st…
— Houston News (@KTRKHouston) June 16, 2012
EARLIER: Short-lived flue clouds or waterspouts could rise Saturday in a Houston area, according to a National Weather Service.
The continue service released a “special continue statement” during 8:23 a.m. Saturday that a wet and inconstant pleasant atmosphere mass is gainful for arrangement of such flue clouds or waterspouts, that can come onshore as diseased tornadoes.
Anyone who sees a flue cloud or waterspout should hit internal law coercion and ask them to send a information to a National Weather Service.
Radar currently shows sparse thunderstorms around a Houston area, quite to a south and east. Some of those storms have stirred a Weather Service to emanate a small-stream and civic inundate advisory for tools of Fort Bend County.
Another charge nearby Katy might have pea-sized accost and gusts nearby 30 mph, a Weather Service says.
There’s a 40 percent possibility of thundershowers today.
According to a continue service, removed showers are approaching to boost in coverage by late afternoon Saturday. The best chances for sleet are easterly of a line using from Freeport to Katy to Onalaska, a continue use said.
“The primary threats are brief, complicated downpours (with) dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning and localized breeze gusts to 50 mph,” a continue use pronounced in a statement.