Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1056 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) CORPUS CHRISTI TX HAS DECLARED
MARCH 1 THROUGH 7TH AS SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK. EACH DAY
DURING THE PREPAREDNESS WEEK WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A
DIFFERENT SEVERE WEATHER RELATED TOPIC.

TAKE ACTION

THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE BEAUTIFUL...BUT THEY CAN ALSO BE DEADLY. THEY
CAN PRODUCE LIGHTNING...DAMAGING WIND...HAIL...TORNADOES AND
FLOODING. ALL OF THESE CAN RESULT IN INJURY...DEATH...AND/OR
PROPERTY DAMAGE. KNOWING WHEN THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO IMPACT
YOUR AREA IS KEY TO STAYING SAFE. CHECK WWW.WEATHER.GOV DAILY OR
TUNE INTO YOUR LOCAL NEWS. IDENTIFY SAFE PLACES TO SHELTER FROM A
STORM THROUGHOUT YOUR DAY. IF YOU ARE AT HOME...WORK...OR
SCHOOL...IDENTIFY LOCATIONS AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND ELECTRICAL
APPLIANCES. IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE OUTSIDE...KNOW WHERE THE
NEAREST ENCLOSED BUILDING IS LOCATED AND GO THERE AT THE FIRST
SIGN OF A STORM. IF NO BUILDING IS AVAILABLE...THE NEXT BEST OPTION
IS TO GET INSIDE A CAR WITH THE WINDOWS ROLLED UP. IF YOU ARE
DRIVING AND ENCOUNTER WATER COVERING THE ROADWAY...TURN AROUND AND
FIND ANOTHER ROUTE TO YOUR DESTINATION. BY UNDERSTANDING THE RISKS
POSED TO YOU BY THUNDERSTORMS YOU CAN TAKE STEPS TO KEEP YOURSELF
AND LOVED ONES SAFE.

FOR SAFETY INFORMATION VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/OM/SEVEREWEATHER.

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