Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
642 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

TXZ016-260045-
DEAF SMITH TX-
642 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR DEAF SMITH COUNTY UNTIL 745 PM
CDT...

AT 642 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES SOUTH OF WILDORADO TO 7 MILES NORTH OF
RHEA. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HEREFORD...SIMMS...DAWN AND BOOTLEG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE SHELTER IN A STURDY BUILDING IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR
THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS.

LAT...LON 3490 10304 3519 10255 3518 10217 3475 10217
      3475 10304
TIME...MOT...LOC 2342Z 241DEG 26KT 3507 10226 3478 10297

$$

JC



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