Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1032 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TXZ214-238-280415-
GALVESTON TX-CHAMBERS TX-
1032 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHEASTERN GALVESTON AND
SOUTHEASTERN CHAMBERS COUNTIES THROUGH 1115 PM CDT...

AT 1032 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER HIGH ISLAND...OR 20 MILES SOUTH OF HAMSHIRE...MOVING WEST AT 10
MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HIGH ISLAND...BOLIVAR PENINSULA...CRYSTAL BEACH...GILCHRIST...PORT
BOLIVAR...ROLLOVER PASS...SMITH POINT AND OAK ISLAND.

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.

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LAT...LON 2955 9439 2948 9436 2943 9445 2936 9478
      2974 9481 2966 9435 2956 9435
TIME...MOT...LOC 0332Z 099DEG 8KT 2957 9438

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