Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
222 PM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TX TO THE RIO GRANDE RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 221 PM CDT...TWO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED 40 TO 60 NM EAST OF SOUTH PADRE
  ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD
           RESULT IN STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2596 9645 2638 9624 2613 9601 2596 9616
TIME...MOT...LOC 1921Z 222DEG 31KT 2585 9636

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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