Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
955 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TXZ248-249-252-240345-
JIM HOGG TX-STARR TX-ZAPATA TX-
955 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN JIM HOGG...
SOUTHEASTERN ZAPATA AND WESTERN STARR COUNTIES UNTIL 1045 PM CDT...

AT 954 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
FALCON MESA TO 16 MILES WEST OF FALCON DAM TO 40 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
FRONTON...AND MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ZAPATA...ROMA...EL SAUZ...LA ROSITA...VIBORAS...ROMA CITY HALL...ROMA
HIGH SCHOOL...ROMA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT...ROMA PUBLIC LIBRARY...
ESCOBARES...FALCON DAM...LOPENO...NORTH ESCOBARES...LOS ALVAREZ...
ROMA PARK...FALCON MESA...RIO GRANDE CITY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...FALCON
HEIGHTS...BARRERA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND FALCON STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2689 9933 2695 9883 2648 9877 2636 9888
      2635 9890 2639 9893 2637 9895 2640 9896
      2639 9901 2641 9904 2640 9908 2643 9911
      2648 9909 2652 9913 2654 9917 2672 9921
      2675 9924 2685 9927 2687 9932
TIME...MOT...LOC 0254Z 268DEG 49KT 2680 9945 2647 9941 2617 9968

$$

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