Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
340 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

TXZ178-179-200-020930-
SAN JACINTO TX-POLK TX-LIBERTY TX-
340 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHWESTERN LIBERTY...SOUTHEASTERN
SAN JACINTO AND CENTRAL POLK COUNTIES THROUGH 430 AM CDT...

AT 339 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
SHEPHERD...OR 12 MILES SOUTH OF LIVINGSTON...MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LIVINGSTON...SHEPHERD...GOODRICH...SEVEN OAKS...LAKE LIVINGSTON STATE
PARK...WEST LIVINGSTON AND LEGGETT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN LEAGUE CITY.

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE LIVINGSTON...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
10 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU
ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER
NOW! DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 AM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

LAT...LON 3043 9494 3050 9514 3095 9498 3085 9469
TIME...MOT...LOC 0839Z 201DEG 24KT 3054 9501

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