Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
549 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

TXZ200-213-214-061230-
CHAMBERS TX-LIBERTY TX-HARRIS TX-
549 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM IN EASTERN HARRIS COUNTY...

AT 549 AM CST...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
CROSBY...OR NEAR BARRETT...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NORTHERN BAYTOWN...LIBERTY...DAYTON...BARRETT...CHANNELVIEW...
HIGHLANDS...KINGWOOD...CROSBY...MONT BELVIEU...OLD RIVER-WINFREE...
AMES...DAISETTA...HARDIN...KENEFICK...COVE...SHELDON...LAKE HOUSTON
DAM...LAKE HOUSTON...NORTHEASTERN ATASCOCITA AND NORTHERN HOUSTON
SHIP CHANNEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE HOUSTON...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 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 2979 9474 2977 9504 2977 9510 2978 9508
      2978 9509 2979 9507 2979 9508 2976 9514
      3003 9518 3016 9463 2979 9456
TIME...MOT...LOC 1149Z 265DEG 36KT 2992 9503

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