Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
812 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

TXZ248-252-290215-
ZAPATA TX-STARR TX-
812 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN STARR AND
SOUTHEASTERN ZAPATA COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM CDT...

AT 810 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 13
MILES SOUTHWEST OF FRONTON...OR 17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROMA...MOVING
NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH....FREQUENT
LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROMA...ESCOBARES...LOPENO...EL SAUZ...LA ROSITA...ROMA HIGH SCHOOL...
FALCON DAM...GARCENO...
NORTH ESCOBARES AND ROMA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 2679 9915 2651 9876 2639 9892 2639 9893
      2637 9895 2640 9896 2639 9901 2641 9902
      2641 9904 2640 9906 2640 9908 2643 9911
      2647 9909 2650 9910 2652 9913 2654 9917
      2662 9918 2665 9920 2669 9921
TIME...MOT...LOC 0110Z 240DEG 28KT 2627 9922

$$

GB



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