Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
753 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

TXC039-157-167-201-321-180115-
/O.CON.KHGX.SV.W.0019.000000T0000Z-150418T0115Z/
BRAZORIA TX-HARRIS TX-GALVESTON TX-FORT BEND TX-MATAGORDA TX-
753 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM CDT
FOR BRAZORIA...SOUTHERN HARRIS...GALVESTON...EASTERN FORT BEND AND
EASTERN MATAGORDA COUNTIES...

AT 752 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 75
MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FOUR
CORNERS TO NEAR LIVERPOOL TO NEAR FREEPORT...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...LEAGUE CITY...SUGAR LAND...MISSOURI CITY...
GALVESTON ISLAND WEST END...TEXAS CITY...FRIENDSWOOD...LA PORTE...
DEER PARK...LAKE JACKSON...ALVIN...ANGLETON...DICKINSON...STAFFORD...
SOUTH HOUSTON...BELLAIRE...WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE...LA MARQUE AND
SANTA FE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. ALTHOUGH A
TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY
AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A
BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW
INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE. THIS IS A VERY
DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
TEXAS.

LAT...LON 2886 9570 2927 9555 2976 9577 2990 9515
      2935 9494 2924 9501 2919 9499 2923 9501
      2921 9504 2916 9500 2909 9511 2911 9509
      2916 9503 2921 9520 2918 9515 2911 9516
      2907 9512 2897 9526
TIME...MOT...LOC 0052Z 257DEG 37KT 2964 9568 2924 9527 2892 9539

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