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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL DEPRESSION DON LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1109 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2011

...DON MOVES INLAND AS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION SO ALL WARNINGS HAVE
BEEN CANCELLED...

.NEW INFORMATION...
WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS IN SELECT
LOCATIONS AND COASTAL WATER LEGS OF SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT
ANYWHERE ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST PUBLIC AND MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILED
INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 10 PM CDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION DON WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 27.2N...LONGITUDE 97.5W. THIS WAS ABOUT 50 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF PORT ARANSAS TX...OR ABOUT 110 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF PORT O'CONNOR TX. STORM MOTION WAS WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT
14 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 35 MPH. THIS IS BELOW TROPICAL STORM
CRITERION...SO THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION DON CONTINUES TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN AS IT MOVES
INLAND NEAR BAFFIN BAY. WHILE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
WEAKEN...ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND WINDS WILL BE
SUFFICIENT OVER THE WATERS. THUS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN
EFFECT THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY MORNING. A FEW WIND GUSTS AROUND
40 MPH IN ANY SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SQUALLS ARE STILL
POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. ALSO...THE RISK FOR RIP
CURRENTS AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OR TIDAL OVERFLOW WILL STILL
EXIST THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE STILL EXPECTED LATER
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH RAINFALL ACTIVITY EXPECTED TO
DIMINISH FROM EAST TO WEST SATURDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
AROUND ONE INCH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...MAINLY OVER WESTERN AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS
OF WEBB COUNTY. LOWER RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MANY CASUALTIES OCCUR AFTER A STORM HAS PASSED. BE SMART AND USE
CAUTION. CONTINUE TO HEED THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS. WAIT FOR
THE ALL-CLEAR SIGNAL BEFORE RE-ENTERING EVACUATION ZONES OR ANY
AREA THAT EXPERIENCED OR IS EXPERIENCING COASTAL FLOODING. PEOPLE
ARE STILL DISCOURAGED FROM SWIMMING AS THE RIP CURRENT RISK
REMAINS HIGH.

PAY ATTENTION FOR POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES...MAINLY ALONG BEACH
ACCESS ROADS WHERE COASTAL FLOODING OR TIDAL OVERFLOW IS POSSIBLY
STILL OCCURRING.

MARINERS SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST BEFORE
MAKING ANY DEFINITE PLANS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE NOW POSTED
FOR ALL MARINE INTERESTS.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL
STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS
CHRISTI REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON
THE AREA.

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KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
1109 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...NEW INFORMATION...
TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. A COASTAL FLOOD
ADVISORY AND HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY.

...WINDS...
SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS OR WIND GUSTS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST FOR WIND
INFORMATION.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
HIGH SWELLS FROM DON HAVE RESULTED IN TIDE LEVELS FROM AROUND 1
FOOT TO AROUND 1.5 FEET ABOVE PREDICTED TIDE LEVELS. AS A
RESULT...THERE LIKELY IS SOME INUNDATION OF AREA BEACHES WITH
WATER REACHING INTO THE DUNES AND FLOODING ACCESS ROADS. WAVES
ASSOCIATED WITH DON WILL PRODUCE LARGE BREAKING WAVES AND
DANGEROUS SURF. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EXISTS AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. AS A RESULT...A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY
AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

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JIM WELLS-
1109 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...NEW INFORMATION...
TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

...WINDS...
SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS OR WIND GUSTS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST FOR WIND
INFORMATION.


$$

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BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O'CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1109 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2011

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

...NEW INFORMATION...
TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR ALL MARINE INTERESTS AT LEAST
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

...WINDS AND SEAS...
SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS OR WIND GUSTS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED. PLEASE
REFER TO THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST FOR WIND
INFORMATION.


$$

WILK



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