Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
1200 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

TXC247-505-290530-
/O.CON.KBRO.SV.W.0040.000000T0000Z-170529T0530Z/
Jim Hogg TX-Zapata TX-
1200 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM CDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN JIM HOGG AND ZAPATA COUNTIES...

At 1155 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from NEAR Thompsonville to NEAR Guerra to New Falcon,
moving southeast at 30 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter 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...
Zapata, Lopeno, Bustamante, Medina, Zapata High School, Zapata County
Fire Department, Escobas, Zapata Middle School, Siesta Shores and
Zapata County Public Library.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground
lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from
windows.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

&&

LAT...LON 2726 9931 2726 9882 2723 9882 2724 9880
      2667 9908 2669 9921 2672 9921 2675 9924
      2679 9924 2685 9927 2686 9929 2687 9932
      2692 9932 2693 9934 2694 9934 2696 9932
      2717 9932
TIME...MOT...LOC 0455Z 294DEG 27KT 2724 9887 2693 9894 2666 9910

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

53-Schroeder



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