Situation Update (05/26/16 16:00)

At approximately 12:30pm, a tornado touched down in the Wheeler Ridge neighborhood across Boonville into the Miramont subdivision and crossed 1179 into East Brazos County. Emergency responders immediately responded. Door-to-door searches were conducted with no injuries reported. A shelter has been opened at Central Brazos Church.

Severe weather continues to affect the area. Please monitor the local weather and heed all weather warnings.

Roads are closed throughout the cities of Bryan and College Station, as well as, the county. We are asking citizens to stay off the roads if possible. Remember to turn around, don’t drown.

Bryan ISD is currently operating under normal post-school procedures of getting students home. Students may be arriving a little bit later due to the weather. Any students who are unable to return home will be taken back to the school. All after school activities have been cancelled. Please contact your students’ home campus for more information. An informational call was placed to all parents.

CSISD is operating as normal.

Author: Chris Martin

Chris Martin is the Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for Brazos County. Prior to moving into emergency management, he spent 12 years with Bryan Fire Department. His response background includes: firefighting, EMS, USAR, wilderness rescue, HAZMAT and incident management. Chris also serves on Texas Task Force 1 as a Technical Search Specialist.