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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
720 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...NWS STORM SURVEYS OF APR 17 2015 STORMS...

NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM INVESTIGATED THE PATH OF TWO LONG TRACK
SUPERCELL STORMS THAT OCCURRED ON THE EVENING OF APR 17 2015
ACROSS THE BRUSH COUNTY AND COASTAL BEND REGION OF SOUTH TEXAS.

...STORM #1...
THE SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM THAT TRACKED ACROSS EASTERN DUVAL /
CENTRAL JIM WELLS AND WESTERN NUECES SHOWED NO CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE
THAT A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN. HOWEVER STORM CHASERS DID PROVIDE
VIDEO OF A FUNNEL CLOUD EXTENDING HALF WAY TO THE GROUND AS THE
STORM PASSED JUST NORTH OF SAN DIEGO.

...STORM #2...
THE SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM THAT TRACKED ACROSS LIVE OAK / BEE AND
REFUGIO COUNTIES SHOWED NO CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE THAT A TORNADO
TOUCHED DOWN. HOWEVER STORM CHASERS DID REPORT VIEWING A BRIEF
FUNNEL CLOUD WHEN THE STORM WAS NEAR THE BEE AND REFUGIO COUNTY
LINE.

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