Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
434 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

TXZ251-253>257-180100-
Kenedy-Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-
Coastal Cameron-
Including the cities of Sarita, McAllen, Edinburg, Pharr,
Mission, Weslaco, Raymondville, Brownsville, Harlingen,
Port Mansfield, Port Isabel, South Padre Island, Laguna Heights,
and Laguna Vista
434 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...STRONG WINDS TODAY FOR COASTAL COUNTIES AND MID-RIO GRANDE
VALLEY...

Strong south-southeast winds will develop quickly this morning, by
8 to 9 am, and continue through early this evening. Sustained
winds along the coast and in the Brownsville and Harlingen areas
are expected to reach 25-30 mph, with isolated gusts approaching
40 mph. In Hidalgo county, the McAllen metro will see slightly
lower winds of 20-25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph at times.

Motorists in high-profile or wind-susceptible vehicles are urged
to drive with caution, especially over flyovers and causeways.
Additionally, motorists should expect strong crosswinds along
east-to-west oriented highways, including Interstate 2 between
Harlingen and McAllen.

$$

53-Schroeder


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