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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM HERMINE LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1141 AM CDT TUE SEP 7 2010

...HERMINE MOVING FARTHER INLAND INTO SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...STILL
A TROPICAL STORM...

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE IN SELECT LOCATIONS WITHIN SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS. THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS ARE
AFFECTED...COASTAL PLAINS..BLACKLANDS..WINTER GARDEN AND I-35
CORRIDOR SECTIONS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING
LOCATIONS...BEXAR...WILSON.

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING
LOCATIONS...FRIO...ATASCOSA AND KARNES.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.
PLEASE LISTEN CLOSELY FOR ANY FLOOD WARNINGS THAT MIGHT BE IN
EFFECT FOR YOUR AREA.

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.
PLEASE LISTEN CLOSELY FOR ANY TORNADO WARNINGS THAT MIGHT BE IN
EFFECT FOR YOUR AREA.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 11 AM CDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HERMINE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 28.9N...LONGITUDE 98.4W. THIS WAS ABOUT 35 MILES
SOUTH OF SAN ANTONIO TEXAS. STORM INTENSITY WAS 40 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
THE POTENTIAL FOR TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS FROM HERMINE WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS ATASCOSA..KARNES..BEXAR..WILSON AND FRIO COUNTIES
DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS AS THE CORE OF A WEAKENING HERMINE
PUSHES NORTHWARD OVER THESE COUNTIES OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.
WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH COULD GUST TO 50 MPH AT TIMES IN THESE AREAS
THROUGH AROUND 2 PM. WINDS FROM HERMINE ARE EXPECTED TO FURTHER
WEAKEN AS THE STORM CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH INTO THE HILL COUNTRY
LATER THIS AFTERNOON. HEAVY RAINFALL AND A POTENTIAL FOR BRIEF
TORNADOES CONTINUES OVER CENTRAL AND EASTERN PARTS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS. WITH THE TRACK OF HERMINE SHIFTING TO THE RIGHT AND
INCREASING IN FORWARD SPEED...THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING
WILL BE HIGHEST GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF A MOUNTAIN HOME TO
PEARSALL LINE.

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

THE PRIMARY IMPACT OF TROPICAL STORM HERMINE IS FOR HEAVY
RAINFALL AND POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING. CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA
WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR OFFICIAL STORM
INFORMATION...AND BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF A FLASH
FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE
CHANGES TO THE FORECAST. FOR ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONARY AND
PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION...PLEASE REFER TO THE DETAILED
RECOMMENDATIONS RELATIVE TO YOUR LOCATION AS FURTHER DESCRIBED BY
YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO BY AROUND 1 PM CDT...OR AS
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

TXZ219-220-222-071900-
/O.CON.KEWX.TI.W.0001.000000T0000Z-100907T1900Z/
FRIO-ATASCOSA-KARNES-
1141 AM CDT TUE SEP 7 2010

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT
THIS AFTERNOON...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE STRONGEST WINDS FROM THE INNER BANDS OF TROPICAL STORM
HERMINE WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT KARNES..ATASCOSA..WILSON AND BEXAR
COUNTIES DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS. WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE OVER THESE AREAS.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
THE ONSET OF GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS CAN CAUSE OUTSIDE
ACTIVITIES TO BECOME DANGEROUS. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS WHICH
CAN BE BLOWN AROUND. IF YOU LIVE IN A MOBILE HOME...LEAVE IT FOR
MORE SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER IF A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR
AREA.

&&

...INLAND FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE AREA. ADDITIONAL RAIN
AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 8 INCHES COULD OCCUR
THROUGH TONIGHT..GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF HERMINE'S NORTHERLY
TRACK..GENERALLY ENCOMPASSING THE EASTERN HILL COUNTRY AND MUCH OF
SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. SEE LATEST FORECAST FOR LATEST INFORMATION.
LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS FOR YOUR LOCATION...AND BE
READY TO ACT IF FLOODING RAINS OCCUR.

...TORNADOES...
A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA. SEE LATEST
FORECAST FOR LATEST INFORMATION. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE TORNADO
WARNINGS FOR YOUR LOCATION...AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF A
TORNADO APPROACHES.

$$

TXZ205-221-071900-
/O.EXA.KEWX.TI.W.0001.000000T0000Z-100907T1900Z/
BEXAR-WILSON-
1141 AM CDT TUE SEP 7 2010

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE STRONGEST WINDS FROM THE INNER BANDS OF TROPICAL STORM
HERMINE WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT KARNES..ATASCOSA..WILSON AND BEXAR
COUNTIES DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS. WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE OVER THESE AREAS.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
THE ONSET OF GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS CAN CAUSE OUTSIDE
ACTIVITIES TO BECOME DANGEROUS. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS WHICH
CAN BE BLOWN AROUND. IF YOU LIVE IN A MOBILE HOME...LEAVE IT FOR
MORE SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER IF A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR
AREA.

...INLAND FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE AREA. ADDITIONAL RAIN
AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 8 INCHES COULD OCCUR
THROUGH TONIGHT..GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF HERMINE'S NORTHERLY
TRACK..GENERALLY ENCOMPASSING THE EASTERN HILL COUNTRY AND MUCH OF
SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS. SEE LATEST FORECAST FOR LATEST INFORMATION.
LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS FOR YOUR LOCATION...AND BE
READY TO ACT IF FLOODING RAINS OCCUR.

...TORNADOES...
A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA. SEE LATEST
FORECAST FOR LATEST INFORMATION. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE TORNADO
WARNINGS FOR YOUR LOCATION...AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF A
TORNADO APPROACHES.

$$







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