818  
WWUS84 KBRO 122244  
SPSBRO  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
544 PM CDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
 
TXZ248-249-122330-  
JIM HOGG TX-ZAPATA TX-  
544 PM CDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN JIM HOGG AND  
NORTHERN ZAPATA COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM CDT...  
 
AT 544 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 13  
MILES SOUTHWEST OF AGUILARES, OR 19 MILES NORTH OF BUSTAMANTE, MOVING  
NORTHWEST AT 25 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
BUSTAMANTE, HEBBRONVILLE, LAS PALMAS, RANDADO, THOMPSONVILLE, ZAPATA  
COUNTY AIRPORT, ESCOBAS, JIM HOGG COUNTY AIRPORT AND SOUTH FORK  
ESTATES.  
 
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 2709 9943 2711 9944 2713 9943 2715 9944  
2718 9943 2727 9945 2732 9937 2727 9934  
2727 9880 2735 9880 2736 9871 2709 9856  
2693 9938 2696 9939 2698 9938 2702 9942  
2701 9943 2702 9945 2706 9945  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2244Z 141DEG 25KT 2728 9920  
 

 
 
CASTILLO  
 
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