Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
319 PM CDT TUE AUG 25 2015

TXZ210-226-227-235>238-252145-
MATAGORDA TX-BRAZORIA TX-GALVESTON TX-JACKSON TX-COLORADO TX-
WHARTON TX-FORT BEND TX-
319 PM CDT TUE AUG 25 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MATAGORDA...SOUTHERN BRAZORIA...
WEST CENTRAL GALVESTON...SOUTHWESTERN FORT BEND...SOUTHWESTERN
COLORADO...WHARTON AND JACKSON COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM CDT...

AT 315 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SAN LUIS PASS TO EL
CAMPO TO SHERIDAN...AND MOVING SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GALVESTON CAUSEWAY...MATAGORDA...LAKE JACKSON......BAY
CITY...FREEPORT...EL CAMPO...CLUTE...WHARTON...HITCHCOCK...EDNA...
PALACIOS...WEST COLUMBIA...SWEENY...SOUTH TEXAS NUCLEAR PLANT...
RICHWOOD...BRAZORIA...JONES CREEK...GANADO AND DANBURY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

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LAT...LON 2861 9598 2862 9598 2861 9599 2863 9598
      2864 9624 2876 9618 2871 9665 2906 9694
      2933 9656 2964 9687 2922 9574 2933 9474
      2921 9520 2920 9516 2886 9538 2887 9539
      2838 9638 2839 9638
TIME...MOT...LOC 2015Z 042DEG 91KT 2938 9707 2875 9592 2893 9473

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