West Houston sees light showers

Driving around Houston Sunday afternoon you probably saw a few light showers.

"There is certainly a lot of uncertainty in the forecast and so the best we can tell people right now is to just pay attention to the weather", says meteorologist Jeff Linder, with the Harris County Flood Control District.

At the office of emergency management crews had been preparing for days for the possibility of severe weather striking. "It's eight times that we've already activated this year our emergency operations center, as you as Wednesday it's better to be proactive, that forecast was mostly late but we had a couple of tornadoes touch down in Harris County so our job as emergency management is to be able to watch that and be able to respond quickly if something does happen", says spokesman Francisco Sanchez.

While some saw a risk for flash flooding, others were under a tornado watch.

"Fire, law enforcement and transportation and other service partners, we are watching this as it comes in, we've been fortunate that most of this has been north of I-10", says Sanchez.

Officials say they want you to be prepared. Some advice, constantly checking the forecast. Turning on the FOX 26 Houston app notifications so you can receive notices about watches and warnings. Also if you do find yourself under a tornado warning, seek shelter in an interior room of your house, like a powder room, with no windows.

"That tends to be one of the safest places, or an interior closet", says Linder.