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Tornadoes reported, high water across Houston region as severe storms move through

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A tornado reportedly hit in the Deer Park and Pasadena area, according to officials. There was also damage from a reported tornado in Pearland.

There were reports of tornadoes in the Houston area on Tuesday as a line of severe weather moved through the region in the afternoon.

A tornado reportedly hit in the Deer Park and Pasadena area, according to officials. The City of Pasadena said on its Twitter account that areas of damage included: Beltway 8 at Genoa Red Bluff, Fairmont Parkway at Mickey Gilley Blvd. and Burke at Crenshaw.

— Steve Paluch (@BrewCityChaser) January 24, 2023

There was also reports of a tornado that struck in Pearland. Footage from storm chasers showed damage.

— Storm Chaser Houston (@PastorJaimeG) January 24, 2023

Tuesday’s storm also produced structural and street flooding. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted in the afternoon that his deputies were assisting stranded motorists at multiple locations in the north and northwest parts of the county, which includes Houston.


— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) January 24, 2023

There also were power outages across the region as storms moved from the west side of Greater Houston toward the east. More than 100,000 customers in the area had had their electricity service interrupted and restored by 3:30 p.m., according to CenterPoint Energy’s online outage tracker, while more than 102,000 residences remained without power as of 3:40 p.m.

More to come on this developing story.

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HPM News Staff