494  
WHUS44 KBRO 071305  
CFWBRO  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX  
805 AM CDT SUN JUL 7 2019  
   
..NUMEROUS JELLYFISH REPORTED ALONG THE LOWER TEXAS COAST
 
 
.CAMERON COUNTY AND SOUTH PADRE ISLAND BEACH PATROLS HAVE  
REPORTED OVER 1000 JELLYFISH STINGS IN THE LAST WEEK, AND  
ADDITIONAL JELLYFISH ARE POSSIBLE TODAY, ESPECIALLY ALONG SOUTH  
PADRE ISLAND BEACHES. THOSE SENSITIVE TO ALLERGIC REACTIONS  
SHOULD AVOID THE WATER. IF YOU ENCOUNTER A STING, SEEK OUT A  
LIFEGUARD OR CALL 911.  
 
TXZ256-257-080000-  
/O.NEW.KBRO.BH.S.0001.190707T1305Z-190708T0000Z/  
COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-  
805 AM CDT SUN JUL 7 2019  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A BEACH  
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR HAZARDOUS MARINE WILDLIFE, WHICH IS IN  
EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* HAZARDS...JELLYFISH.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH AT LEAST 7 PM CDT TODAY.  
 
* LOCATION...LOWER TEXAS COAST, INCLUDING SOUTH PADRE ISLAND.  
 
* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...MINOR STINGS TO THE BODY. IN EXTREME CASES,  
ALLERGIC REACTIONS CAUSED BY A STING CAN BE LIFE THREATENING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP  
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS  
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION  
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
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