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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
248 PM CST FRI DEC 08 2017

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0145 AM     SNOW             FALFURRIAS              27.23N  98.15W
12/08/2017  E0.0 INCH        BROOKS             TX   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            BROOKS COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE REPORTED SNOW FALLING AND
            COVERING VEHICLES.

0145 AM     SNOW             SARITA                  27.22N  97.80W
12/08/2017  E0.0 INCH        KENEDY             TX   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            KENEDY COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE REPORTED SNOW FALLING.

0145 AM     SNOW             HEBBRONVILLE            27.32N  98.69W
12/08/2017  E0.0 INCH        JIM HOGG           TX   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            JIM HOGG COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE REPORTED SNOW FALLING

0333 AM     SNOW             FALFURRIAS              27.23N  98.15W
12/08/2017  E1.0 INCH        BROOKS             TX   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            BROOKS COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE REPORTED HIGHWAY 281 IS
            BECOMING SNOW COVERED. AN ESTIMATED 1 INCH OF SNOW HAS
            FALLEN IN FALFURRIAS.

0507 AM     SNOW             RIO HONDO               26.23N  97.58W
12/08/2017  E0.0 INCH        CAMERON            TX   PUBLIC

            SOCIAL MEDIA POST SHOWS SNOW FALLING IN RIO HONDO WITH
            SNOW BEGINNING TO ACCUMULATE ON CARS.

0620 AM     SNOW             HEBBRONVILLE            27.32N  98.69W
12/08/2017  M0.5 INCH        JIM HOGG           TX   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER HAS MEASURED 0.5 OF AN INCH OF SNOW IN
            HEBBRONVILLE.

0631 AM     SNOW             ZAPATA                  26.89N  99.26W
12/08/2017  M2.0 INCH        ZAPATA             TX   PUBLIC

            2 INCHES OF SNOW MEASURED IN ZAPATA ON A SOCIAL MEDIA
            POST

0700 AM     SNOW             HARLINGEN               26.20N  97.69W
12/08/2017  M0.2 INCH        CAMERON            TX   CO-OP OBSERVER

            CO-OP OBSERVER HAS MEASURED 0.2 OF AN INCH OF SNOW IN
            HARLINGEN

0702 AM     SNOW             BROWNSVILLE             25.93N  97.48W
12/08/2017  E0.0 INCH        CAMERON            TX   NWS OFFICE

            LIGHT SNOW FALLING AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
            OFFICE IN BROWNSVILLE.

0709 AM     SNOW             LAGUNA VISTA            26.10N  97.29W
12/08/2017  E0.0 INCH        CAMERON            TX   PUBLIC

            SNOW FALLING IN LAGUNA VISTA WITH A DUSTING OF SNOW ON
            THE GROUND.

0752 AM     SNOW             5 SSW LAS ESCOBAS       26.61N  98.93W
12/08/2017  M1.5 INCH        STARR              TX   PUBLIC

            SALINAS RANCH MEASURED 1.5 INCHES OF SNOW.

0801 AM     SNOW             ARMSTRONG               26.92N  97.79W
12/08/2017  E0.0 INCH        KENEDY             TX   CO-OP OBSERVER

            COOP OBSERVER NEAR ARMSTRONG REPORTED A TRACE TO 0.25
            INCHES OF SNOW ON THE GROUND.

0830 AM     SNOW             3 ENE MORALES - SANCHEZ 26.80N  99.08W
12/08/2017  E3.0 INCH        ZAPATA             TX   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            LOCATION AND TIME ESTIMATED. PHOTOS FROM THE 2Y RANCH
            ON CHIHUAHUA ROAD ABOUT 10 TO 12 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
            ZAPATA.

0830 AM     SNOW             SAN YGNACIO             27.04N  99.44W
12/08/2017  E2.0 INCH        ZAPATA             TX   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SNOW REPORTED BY EMERGENCY MANAGER. END TIME ESTIMATED
            BY RADAR. ALSO 2 INCHES REPORTED AT RAMIRENO... 3.5
            MILES TO THE SOUTHEAST.

0830 AM     SNOW             ZAPATA                  26.89N  99.26W
12/08/2017  E1.5 INCH        ZAPATA             TX   EMERGENCY MNGR

            COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER AND LAW ENFORCEMENT CONTACTS
            REPORTED 1 TO 1.5 INCHES IN CITY OF ZAPATA. END TIME
            ESTIMATED BY RADAR.

0858 AM     SNOW             FALFURRIAS              27.23N  98.15W
12/08/2017  M4.8 INCH        BROOKS             TX   CO-OP OBSERVER

            COOP OBSERVER REPORTED 4.75 INCHES OF TOTAL SNOWFALL IN
            FALFURRIAS SO FAR

0900 AM     SNOW             1 SW HARLINGEN VALLEY A 26.23N  97.65W
12/08/2017  E1.0 INCH        CAMERON            TX   PUBLIC

            ESTIMATE BASED ON REPORT AND CONTINUATION OF LIGHT TO
            MODERATE SNOW BEYOND REPORT. ON GRASSY AREAS ROOFS AND
            CARS.

0911 AM     SNOW             ALTON                   26.29N  98.31W
12/08/2017  E0.8 INCH        HIDALGO            TX   CITY OFFICIAL

            CITY SECRETARY AND OTHERS ESTIMATED 0.5 TO 0.75 OF SNOW
            DEPTH BY MID MORNING IN TOWN.

0917 AM     SNOW             FALFURRIAS              27.23N  98.15W
12/08/2017  M5.0 INCH        BROOKS             TX   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC REPORTED 5.00 INCHES OF TOTAL SNOWFALL IN
            FALFURRIAS. REPORT WAS SENT VIA SOCIAL MEDIA WITH A
            PICTURE OF THE MEASUREMENT.

0930 AM     SNOW             EL SAUZ                 26.57N  98.87W
12/08/2017  E2.0 INCH        STARR              TX   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            REPORT RECEIVED VIA SMS AT CIRCLE F RANCH IN/NEAR EL
            SAUZ. TIME OF SNOW TOTAL ESTIMATED BY RADAR.

0938 AM     SNOW             EDINBURG                26.30N  98.16W
12/08/2017  E1.0 INCH        HIDALGO            TX   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC REPORTED NEARLY AN INCH OF SNOW ON THE SOUTHWEST
            SIDE OF EDINBURG

0945 AM     SNOW             NEW FALCON              26.64N  99.10W
12/08/2017  E2.5 INCH        ZAPATA             TX   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC ESTIMATED 2.5 INCHES OF SNOW IN NEW FALCON.

1007 AM     SNOW             HARLINGEN               26.20N  97.69W
12/08/2017  M1.0 INCH        CAMERON            TX   CO-OP OBSERVER

            COOP OBSERVER REPORTED 1 INCH OF SNOW IN HARLINGEN

1015 AM     SNOW             RAYMONDVILLE            26.48N  97.78W
12/08/2017  M1.0 INCH        WILLACY            TX   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WILLACY EMERGENCY MANAGER MEASURED 1 INCH OF SNOW IN
            DOWNTOWN RAYMONDVILLE.

1015 AM     SNOW             1 NW DONNA              26.18N  98.06W
12/08/2017  M0.5 INCH        HIDALGO            TX   PUBLIC

            HALF INCH OF SNOW REPORTED IN A 2 HOUR TIMEFRAME IN
            DONNA VIA THE PUBLIC.

1018 AM     SNOW             DONNA                   26.17N  98.05W
12/08/2017  M0.6 INCH        HIDALGO            TX   PUBLIC

            MEASURED 5/8 OF AN INCH OF SNOW IN DONNA VIA SOCIAL
            MEDIA.

1030 AM     SNOW             4 SE ARMSTRONG          26.88N  97.75W
12/08/2017  E2.0 INCH        KENEDY             TX   CO-OP OBSERVER

            REPORT OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ON THE ARMSTRONG RANCH IN
            KENEDY COUNTY. TIME IS END OF SNOW FALL ESTIMATED BY
            RADAR.

1030 AM     SNOW             1 N TURCOTTE            27.02N  97.79W
12/08/2017  E2.0 INCH        KENEDY             TX   OTHER FEDERAL

            US BORDER PATROL STATION ESIMATED 2 INCHES OF SNOW. END
            TIME ESTIMATED BY RADAR.

1100 AM     SNOW             PORT MANSFIELD          26.55N  97.43W
12/08/2017  E1.0 INCH        WILLACY            TX   EMERGENCY MNGR

            1.75 MEASURED ON COLD SURFACE VEHICLE HOOD... GROUND
            VALUE ESTIMATED FROM PRIOR REPORTS. TIME ESTIMATED BASED
            ON END OF SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL.

1200 PM     SNOW             BROWNSVILLE AIRPORT     25.92N  97.42W
12/08/2017  M0.2 INCH        CAMERON            TX   NWS EMPLOYEE

            NWS BROWNSVILLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY STAFF MEASURED FROM
            MULTIPLE POINTS ON A SNOWBOARD. FIRST MEASURABLE
            SNOWFALL SINCE DECEMBER 25... 2004.


&&

EVENT NUMBER BRO1700067 BRO1700068 BRO1700069 BRO1700070 BRO1700071
BRO1700072 BRO1700073 BRO1700075 BRO1700074 BRO1700076 BRO1700082
BRO1700077 BRO1700092 BRO1700095 BRO1700096 BRO1700078 BRO1700088
BRO1700087 BRO1700079 BRO1700090 BRO1700080 BRO1700083 BRO1700081
BRO1700085 BRO1700086 BRO1700084 BRO1700093 BRO1700094 BRO1700089
BRO1700091

**UPDATED** TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL REPORTS FROM KENEDY COUNTY AND
ZAPATA COUNTY. THIS SUMMARY MAY BE UPDATED LATER TODAY AND THIS
WEEKEND AS ADDITIONAL REPORTS ARRIVE.

$$

BSG



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