402  
WWUS84 KMAF 120049  
SPSMAF  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
749 PM CDT SAT AUG 11 2018  
 
TXZ051-052-120130-  
MARTIN TX-HOWARD TX-  
749 PM CDT SAT AUG 11 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN HOWARD AND EAST  
CENTRAL MARTIN COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM CDT...  
 
AT 748 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
BIG SPRING, MOVING WEST AT 10 MPH. A BRIEF LANDSPOUT TORNADO HAS  
BEEN REPORTED WITH THIS STORM AND COULD OCCUR AGAIN.  
 
WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
BIG SPRING, LENORAH, LUTHER, KNOTT AND BIG SPRING MCMAHON-WRINKLE  
AIRPARK.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 160 AND 182.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3251 10144 3235 10125 3210 10172 3236 10193  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0048Z 076DEG 10KT 3230 10156  
 

 
 
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