HOUSTON -- CenterPoint Energy is reporting thousands of customers are without power on Christmas Day.
Interstate 45 has reopened to traffic in Huntsville Tuesday morning, after all lanes were temporarily shut down near mile marker 118 for downed power lines.
Tornado and thunderstorm warnings expired at 12:30 p.m.
A Tornado Watch is in effect until 4:00 p.m Tuesday afternoon for Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller and Wharton counties.
Stay with KHOU.com for more on these storms.