Cypress, TX, during the early evening.
Summary: The day was very warm, sunny, and dry. There were scattered showers and thunderstorms in and around the Houston, TX, during the early and mid-morning and then there was a cluster of scattered showers and thunderstorms just southwest of Houston, TX, during the evening. I didn't see, feel, or hear any rain drops. Stratus clouds looked to cover the whole sky, during the early and part of the mid-morning. The sky looked to cover most of the sky, during part of the mid-morning. Stratus and stratocumulus clouds looked to be widely scattered across the sky, during the late morning, afternoon, and evening. The sky looked to have become clear, or maybe mostly clear, during the night. The wind speeds looked to be calm with gentle to moderate gusts. It felt warm, during the early morning, late evening, and night. It felt very warm, during the mid and late morning. It felt very warm, almost hot, during the afternoon. It felt very warm, during the early evening. There was a Air Quality Alert issued for today, I think, and for tomorrow, for the Houston, TX area. There were no other watches, warnings, alerts, advisories, or weather statements/outlooks issued for the Houston, TX area, that I know of. The low temps looked to be in the 70's with maybe some 80's and the high temps looked to be in the 90's with maybe some 80's, for the Houston, TX area.
Storm Summary: There were no reports of flooding, or storm damages, that I know of.
Locations: Northwest Houston, TX, Cypress, TX, and Katy, TX.
Thoughts: Well at least it felt a whole lot cooler than it did yesterday. I would have liked to see some rain. I am hoping to get some later this week. The plants really need it.
Air Quality Alert
TXZ213-237-238-312245- AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 125 PM CDT Sun Jul 30 2017 ...OZONE ACTION DAY MONDAY... THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ)...HAS ISSUED AN OZONE ACTION DAY FOR THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON...AND BRAZORIA AREAS FOR MONDAY JULY 31 2017. ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR PRODUCING HIGH LEVELS OF OZONE POLLUTION IN THE HOUSTON...GALVESTON AND SURROUNDING AREAS ON MONDAY. YOU CAN HELP PREVENT OZONE POLLUTION BY SHARING A RIDE...WALKING...RIDING A BICYCLE...TAKING YOUR LUNCH TO WORK...AVOIDING DRIVE THROUGH LANES...CONSERVING ENERGY AND KEEPING YOUR VEHICLE PROPERLY TUNED. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OZONE: OZONE: THE FACTS (WWW.TCEQ.TEXAS.GOV/AIRQUALITY/MONOPS/OZONEFACTS.HTML) EPA AIR NOW: (WWW.AIRNOW.GOV/INDEX.CFM?ACTION=AIRNOW.LOCAL_CITY&CITYID=236) TAKE CARE OF TEXAS: (WWW.TAKECAREOFTEXAS.ORG/AIR/AIRQUALITY) $$