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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
527 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ229>232-239>244-262230-
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-WEBB-DUVAL-JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-
NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTULLA...CALLIHAM...CROSS...
LOMA ALTA...TILDEN...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
LAREDO...FREER...BENAVIDES...SAN DIEGO...ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...
KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...
ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS
527 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED TODAY
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH TEXAS...

THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES AND HIGH DEWPOINTS WILL
PRODUCE HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH TEXAS ROUGHLY ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE
37. ISOLATED LOCATIONS MAY BRIEFLY REACH OR EXCEED HEAT INDICES OF
110 DEGREES.

RESIDENTS WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES PLANNED ARE URGED TO DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LIGHT COLORED
CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE HEAT.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

$$

CB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
515 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-271300-
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
515 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHEAST
TEXAS TODAY THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND
SMALL HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGEST STORMS. THERE IS ALSO
THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH ANY SLOW MOVING
STRONG STORMS THAT DEVELOP. IN GENERAL...RAINFALL BETWEEN ONE-
QUARTER TO ONE INCH IS EXPECTED. HOWEVER...ISOLATED TOTALS UP TO
TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN POSSIBLE ON
WEDNESDAY. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED STRONG STORMS
GENERATING GUSTY WINDS AND RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
500 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ248>257-271000-
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
500 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 103 TO 109 DEGREES...WITH SOME
LOCATIONS POSSIBLY NEARING THE 110 DEGREE MARK BRIEFLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 103 TO 109 DEGREES...WILL BE
POSSIBLE FOR A FEW HOURS EACH AFTERNOON.

THERE IS ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
FOR LOCAL AREA BEACHES. AN ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
ALSO POSSIBLY LATER IN THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
657 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-261200-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
657 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ONE MORE DAY OF ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF
20 TO 30 PERCENT AND SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL HELP
INCREASE THE RISK FOR BRUSH AND GRASS FIRES TO SPREAD QUICKLY IF
THEY OCCUR. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH GUSTY WINDS TO 40 MPH AND BRIEF
PERIODS OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION TO THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT OUT WEST AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES...ELEVATED HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 108 ARE EXPECTED
FOR A FEW HOURS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND
IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS. PLEASE STAY HYDRATED AND TAKE FREQUENT
BREAKS DURING STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY
AS ANOTHER DISTURBANCE APPROACHES SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS OF UP TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TUESDAY WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL POSSIBLE FROM MORE SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. RELATIVELY
DRY SOILS AND PROGRESSIVE STORMS SHOULD KEEP FLASH FLOOD CONCERNS
TO A MINIMUM...BUT AREAS THAT RECEIVE MULTIPLE PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAIN OR HAVE SLOW-MOVING STORMS OR TRAINING STORMS MAY EXPERIENCE
SOME FLOODING. STORM COVERAGE SHOULD BEGIN TO DECREASE BY
THURSDAY...WITH ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND
EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.
ALTHOUGH FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS SHOULD BE MINIMAL TUESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY...ELEVATED CONDITIONS MAY RETURN IN THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS
AND EDWARDS PLATEAU IF THEY DO NOT RECEIVE ADEQUATE WETTING RAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
506 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

GMZ235-255-275-TXZ231>234-245>247-261230-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT OCONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
506 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH 730 AM CDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE GULF WATERS...NORTHERN COASTAL BEND
EAST OF A LINE FROM ROCKPORT TO THREE RIVERS. AFFECTED RESIDENTS
MAY EXPERIENCE BRIEF MODERATE RAINFALL. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL
RANGE UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH WITH EACH SHOWER. OCCASIONAL
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTING CAN BE EXPECTED.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
506 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ229-239-261230-
LA SALLE-WEBB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTULLA...LAREDO
506 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH 730 AM CDT...LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO
FALL ACROSS LA SALLE AND NORTHERN WEBB COUNTIES. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
WILL GENERALLY AVERAGE A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
455 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ193-194-207>209-221>225-261200-
BASTROP-LEE-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-
DE WITT-LAVACA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...SEGUIN...
LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...
CUERO...HALLETSVILLE
455 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.NOW...
THROUGH 7 AM...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP OVER
THE NEXT FEW HOURS FOR AREAS EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 IN THE COASTAL
PLAINS. RAIN AMOUNTS SHOULD GENERALLY REMAIN BELOW A TENTH OF AN
INCH...BUT A FEW AREAS THAT RECEIVE RAINFALL FROM MULTIPLE CELLS
MAY GET UP TO HALF AN INCH. A FEW CELLS MAY BECOME DEEP ENOUGH TO
PRODUCE A FEW LIGHTNING STRIKES...BUT LIGHTNING IS GENERALLY NOT
EXPECTED UNTIL LATER THIS MORNING.

$$

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