Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
552 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TXZ252-253-302345-
STARR-HIDALGO-
552 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...

  WESTERN HIDALGO COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.
  SOUTHERN STARR COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.

  UNTIL 645 PM CDT...

  AT 552 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM...8 MILES NORTH OF LOS EBANOS...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

  THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING...
  FREQUENT DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
  TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR.
  PENNY TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL.
  STRONG WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

  LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LA VICTORIA.
  LA GRULLA.
  SULLIVAN CITY.
  LOS EBANOS.
  HAVANA.
  LA JOYA.

  MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL MEDIA...OR WEATHER.GOV FOR
  UPDATES.   FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED. TAKE
  COVER INDOORS. IF CAUGHT OUTSIDE... CROUCH DOWN IN A LOW SPOT...
  AWAY FROM TALL OBJECTS.   WHEN DRIVING THROUGH HEAVY RAIN...SLOW
  DOWN. ALWAYS LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND OTHER VEHICLES.
  WHEN USING WIPERS...TURN ON HEADLIGHTS. AVOID DRIVING THROUGH
  PUDDLES THAT COULD HIDE POTHOLES OR CAUSE HYDROPLANING. MAKE SURE
  YOUR HEADLAMPS...TIRES...AND WIPERS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION. KEEP AN
  EMERGENCY KIT WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT...FLARES...AND SIMPLE
  HAND TOOLS. SEVEN THOUSAND PEOPLE DIE IN WEATHER RELATED AUTOMOBILE
  ACCIDENTS EACH YEAR... MANY DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY AND WET ROADS.

&&

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