Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1
000
WFUS54 KHGX 171326
TORHGX
TXC167-171400-
/O.NEW.KHGX.TO.W.0023.160717T1326Z-160717T1400Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
826 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN GALVESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 900 AM CDT

* AT 824 AM CDT...A WATERSPOUT IS ABOUT TO MOVE ONTO GALVESTON
  ISLAND BETWEEN 61ST STREET AND 91ST STREET. ALL PERSONS SHOULD
  EXIT THE BEACH AND TAKE SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE. WATERSPOUTS
  CAN PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS.

  HAZARD...TORNADO.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION. SPOTTER CONFIRMATION OF
           WATERSPOUT.

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE
           DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GALVESTON ISLAND WEST END...GALVESTON CAUSEWAY...TEXAS CITY...
  LA MARQUE...HITCHCOCK...GALVESTON PIER 21...BAYOU VISTA...
  TIKI ISLAND...GALVESTON PLEASURE PIER...PELICAN ISLAND...
  SCHLITTERBAHN...GALVESTON STATE PARK...THE STRAND...
  SCHOLES FIELD...MOODY GARDENS AND OFFATTS BAYOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN
A MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 2913 9489 2928 9508 2946 9488 2925 9473
TIME...MOT...LOC 1324Z 145DEG 4KT 2924 9486

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...<.75IN

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.