Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
922 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

TXZ197-211-270300-
AUSTIN TX-WASHINGTON TX-
922 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON AND
NORTHWESTERN AUSTIN COUNTIES THROUGH 1000 PM CDT...

AT 921 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
SHELBY...OR 16 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BRENHAM...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM. RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE LIKELY WITH
THE STORM AS IT MOVES SLOWLY THROUGH THE AREA.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BRENHAM...SHELBY...INDUSTRY AND BURTON.

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.

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LAT...LON 3019 9670 3022 9630 3008 9622 2995 9631
      2995 9651 2997 9657 3004 9662 3007 9662
      3008 9663 3011 9663 3013 9665 3015 9665
      3015 9667
TIME...MOT...LOC 0221Z 270DEG 14KT 3004 9664

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