Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
413 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

TXZ191-192-202200-
TRAVIS TX-HAYS TX-
413 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN TRAVIS AND EAST
CENTRAL HAYS COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM CDT...

AT 408 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
BUDA...OR NEAR TANGLEWOOD FOREST...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
AUSTIN...AUSTIN BERGSTROM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...KYLE...BUDA...
TANGLEWOOD FOREST...ONION CREEK...BARTON CREEK...SUNSET VALLEY...
CREEDMOOR AND MOTORISTS ON INTERSTATE 35.

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.

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.

IF ON OR NEAR LADY BIRD LAKE OR THE COLORADO RIVER...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.

&&

LAT...LON 2996 9779 3006 9797 3042 9779 3023 9750
TIME...MOT...LOC 2108Z 217DEG 24KT 3010 9783

$$

PLATT


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