Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
935 PM CDT MON APR 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southwestern Starr County in Deep South Texas...

* Until 1030 PM CDT

* At 934 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located NEAR El Sauz,
  moving east at 5 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES...INCLUDING CRACKED WINDSHIELDS
           AND MINOR EXTERIOR DENTS CAN EXPECTED. SOME DAMAGE TO
           CROPS AND TREES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT MINOR WIND DAMAGE TO
           MOBILE HOMES...SOME ROOFS...SIDING AND SOME FENCES. TREE
           LIMBS WILL BLOW DOWN AND SMALL TREES WILL BE UPROOTED.
           DAMAGE TO POWER LINES AND SOME POWER POLES IS EXPECTED.

* Locations impacted include...
  Rio Grande City, Escobares, La Rosita, El Sauz, Starr County
  Memorial Hospital, Ringgold Middle School, Los Alvarez, Fort
  Ringgold County Park, Garceno and Starr County Sheriffs Office.

This includes US HIGHWAY 83 near MILE MARKER 804, and between MILE
MARKERs 812 and 824.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

&&

LAT...LON 2665 9899 2665 9865 2632 9877 2633 9879
      2637 9880 2637 9882 2636 9884 2636 9887
      2646 9905
TIME...MOT...LOC 0234Z 284DEG 6KT 2653 9895

HAIL...1.25IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

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