Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
739 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

TXZ006-007-011-012-016-017-260115-
OLDHAM TX-POTTER TX-RANDALL TX-HARTLEY TX-MOORE TX-DEAF SMITH TX-
739 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN DEAF SMITH...
SOUTHEASTERN HARTLEY...SOUTHWESTERN MOORE...NORTHWESTERN RANDALL...
WESTERN POTTER AND EASTERN OLDHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM CDT...

AT 739 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BOYS RANCH TO 6 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF VEGA. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VEGA...CHANNING...ADRIAN...MASTERSON...BOYS RANCH...WILDORADO...
VALLEY DE ORO AND BUSHLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE SHELTER IN A STURDY BUILDING IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR
THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS.

LAT...LON 3568 10192 3500 10211 3519 10280 3570 10240
TIME...MOT...LOC 0039Z 220DEG 16KT 3547 10223 3519 10252

$$

JC



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