Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
530 PM CDT SAT JUN 24 2017

TXZ252-242315-
Starr TX-
530 PM CDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN STARR COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM CDT...

At 529 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm OVER
Fronton, or NEAR Roma, moving southwest at 15 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Roma, Roma Creek, Fronton, Roma High School, Salineno, Falcon State
Park, Falcon Dam, Roma City Hall, Roma City Police Department and
Roma Public Library.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

If on or near Falcon Lake, get out of the water and move indoors or
inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to 10 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 2657 9917 2669 9898 2650 9884 2639 9900
      2639 9901 2641 9902 2641 9904 2640 9906
      2640 9908 2643 9911 2644 9910 2648 9909
      2652 9913 2654 9917
TIME...MOT...LOC 2229Z 064DEG 14KT 2643 9911

$$

CASTILLO



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