Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
156 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TXZ003-004-272000-
HANSFORD TX-OCHILTREE TX-
156 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN OCHILTREE AND HANSFORD
COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM CDT...

AT 156 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES NORTH OF FARNSWORTH TO 3 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF GRUVER. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PERRYTON...SPEARMAN...GRUVER...WAKA AND FARNSWORTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE SHELTER IN A STURDY BUILDING IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3641 10065 3607 10120 3627 10154 3650 10118
      3650 10086
TIME...MOT...LOC 1856Z 235DEG 5KT 3646 10100 3622 10137

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JC



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