The National Weather Service has issued Tornado Warning until 2:45 p.m.
The weather service's Doppler Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado.
The storm was located near Bayou Vista and Hitchcock in the western portion of Galveston County. The system is moving northeast at 15 mph.
LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE... TEXAS CITY...LA MARQUE...HITCHCOCK...BAYOU VISTA...TIKI ISLAND... PELICAN ISLAND...PORT BOLIVAR AND SAN LEON.TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME OR OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.