KPRC 2 News crew intercepts Houston tornado live on TV

KPRC Storm Tracker 2 intercepts a tornado near Cypress, Texas on May 16, 2024. (Gage Goulding, Copyright 2024 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – As a line of severe weather moved towards the Houston metro area, the KPRC 2 Storm Tracker was out keeping you updated with live traffic conditions.

While driving on U.S. 290 near Cypress on Thursday, KPRC 2 reporter Gage Goulding and photojournalist Adrian Crooks intercepted what would eventually be determined to be an EF-1 tornado.

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KPRC 2 Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley helped viewers understand the live weather conditions by analyzing what was happening around the Storm Tracker.

For several minutes both the crews in the Storm Tracker and the meteorologists back at the KRPC studio used this real-time information to help warn others in the direct path of the tornado.

Watch the full video here:

About the Authors

Gage Goulding is an award-winning TV news reporter and anchor. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, he comes to Texas from Fort Myers, FL, where he covered some of the areas most important stories, including Hurricane Ian.

KPRC 2's chief meteorologist with four decades of experience forecasting Houston's weather.

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