Storms roar back into Houston’s forecast Thursday: These tools from KPRC can help you stay prepared

HOUSTON – After a two-day break, the Houston area faces another threat of severe weather Thursday.

The KPRC 2 Storm Tracker team says similar to other recent storm systems, this one brings a high flood threat in our northern communities. Damaging winds and hail are also possible for all of southeast Texas, including Houston.

From weather watches and warnings and hour-by-hour forecasts to road conditions and preparations you should make at your home or office, here’s how KPRC 2 can help.

Flood Tracker

KPRC Flood Tracker (KPRC2/

KPRC 2 has partnered with the Harris County Flood Control District to better serve our community during severe weather events.

Any time there’s significant rainfall in the Houston area, you can see exactly which neighborhoods are experiencing the greatest impact at

Our expert meteorologists have flood gauge maps they use to illustrate current conditions. When all the gauges are green, we’re in great shape. When gauges start to change to yellow and red, water is rising. This is an easy, visual way to see when and where people and property are most at risk of flooding.


The official logo of the KPRC 2+ livestream (KPRC 2/

KPRC 2+ is a free local news streaming app. It works the same way as watching Netflix or Hulu on your connected TV or smart phone.

When our weather turns severe, you can count on extended live coverage on the KPRC 2+ livestream. Even if your power or cable goes out, you’ll be able to find us on the app.

Click here to download KPRC 2+ for iPhone or KPRC 2+ for Android.

Storm Tracker 2 app

StormTracker 2 (KPRC 2/

With powerful technology at their fingertips, the KPRC 2 Storm Tracker team is ALWAYS WATCHING, ALWAYS TRACKING.

To get severe weather alerts pinpointed where you live, download the Storm Tracker 2 app on your smartphone here: iPhone | Android.


Sign up for the following KPRC 2 newsletters to get important weather information delivered straight to your inbox.

KPRC 2 meteorologists

You can also follow our KPRC 2 meteorologists on social media as they track severe weather moving through the Houston area.

Frank Billingsley

Justin Stapleton

Anthony Yanez

Caroline Brown

Daji Aswad

Brittany Begley

The KPRC 2 Storm Tracker Team will bring you live coverage throughout the storm threat Thursday.

And don’t forget, if you lose power due to storms, you can stream us on a smart phone or tablet through our free KPRC 2+ app on your phone.

Our live coverage can also be streamed anytime at

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