Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
339 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

TXZ251-200930-
KENEDY-
339 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...

  KENEDY COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.

  UNTIL 430 AM CDT...

  AT 338 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED AN
  AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...OVER NORTHERN AND EASTERN KENEDY
COUNTY.  THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

  THESE STORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING...
  TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR.

THESE STORMS HAVE ALREADY PRODUCED TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN IN
ISOLATED SECTIONS OF KENEDY COUNTY AND LOCALIZED HIGH WATER OR
PONDING ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING HIGHWAY 77 IS POSSIBLE.

  LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BORDER PATROL.
  HIGHWAY 77.

  MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL MEDIA...OR WEATHER.GOV FOR
  UPDATES.   WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW DOWN. ALWAYS
  LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES. WHEN USING
  WIPERS...TURN ON HEADLIGHTS. AVOID DRIVING THROUGH PUDDLES THAT
  COULD HIDE POTHOLES OR CAUSE HYDROPLANING. MAKE SURE YOUR
  HEADLAMPS...TIRES...AND WIPERS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION. KEEP AN
  EMERGENCY KIT WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT...FLARES...AND SIMPLE
  HAND TOOLS. SEVEN THOUSAND PEOPLE DIE IN WEATHER RELATED AUTOMOBILE
  ACCIDENTS EACH YEAR... MANY DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY AND WET ROADS.

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JGG







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