Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
623 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

TXZ253-255-300030-
HIDALGO-INLAND CAMERON-
623 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...

  SOUTHERN CAMERON COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.
  SOUTHEASTERN HIDALGO COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.

  UNTIL 730 PM CDT...

  AT 623 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY...8 MILES SOUTHEAST
  OF LA FERIA...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

  THIS STORM AND OUTFLOW BOUNDARY ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING...
  GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.
  FREQUENT DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
  TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR.

  LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CARRICITOS.
  LA PALOMA.
  RANCHITO.
  VILLA CAVAZOS.
  SAN PEDRO.
  OLMITO.

  MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL MEDIA...OR WEATHER.GOV FOR
  UPDATES.   FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED. TAKE
  COVER INDOORS. IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE... CROUCH DOWN IN A LOW SPOT...
  AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS.   WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW
  DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
  WHEN USING WIPERS...TURN ON HEADLIGHTS. AVOID DRIVING THROUGH
  PUDDLES THAT COULD HIDE POTHOLES OR CAUSE HYDROPLANING. MAKE SURE
  YOUR HEADLAMPS...TIRES...AND WIPERS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION. KEEP AN
  EMERGENCY KIT WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT...FLARES...AND SIMPLE
  HAND TOOLS. SEVEN THOUSAND PEOPLE DIE IN WEATHER RELATED AUTOMOBILE
  ACCIDENTS EACH YEAR... MANY DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY AND WET ROADS.

&&

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