Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
839 PM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

TXC505-200300-
/O.CON.KBRO.SV.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170220T0300Z/
Zapata TX-
839 PM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CST
FOR NORTHERN ZAPATA COUNTY...

At 838 PM CST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from NEAR Laredo Ranchettes to Zapata, moving northeast at
40 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES...INCLUDING CRACKED WINDSHIELDS AND
         MINOR EXTERIOR DENTS CAN EXPECTED. SOME DAMAGE TO CROPS AND
         TREES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT MINOR WIND DAMAGE TO MOBILE
         HOMES...SOME ROOFS...SIDING AND SOME FENCES. TREE LIMBS
         WILL BLOW DOWN AND SMALL TREES WILL BE UPROOTED. DAMAGE TO
         POWER LINES AND SOME POWER POLES IS EXPECTED.

Locations impacted include...
Zapata, Bustamante, Medina, Las Palmas and Falcon Mesa.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

&&

LAT...LON 2727 9905 2706 9905 2682 9926 2686 9928
      2687 9932 2688 9933 2692 9932 2694 9939
      2696 9939 2698 9938 2704 9933 2727 9926
TIME...MOT...LOC 0238Z 214DEG 33KT 2750 9924 2698 9924

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

JMS



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