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TROPICAL STORM BILL LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 5
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  AL022015
1025 PM CDT TUE JUN 16 2015

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTH TEXAS

...TROPICAL STORM BILL MOVES INLAND...

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 80 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PORT OCONNOR TX
    - 29.5N 97.0W
    - STORM INTENSITY 40 MPH
    - MOVEMENT NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 12 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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TROPICAL STORM BILL CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INLAND. AS
OF 11 PM...THE CENTER OF BILL WAS LOCATED AT 29.5 DEGREES NORTH 
AND 97.0 DEGREES WEST...OR ABOUT 45 MILES NORTH OF VICTORIA. 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...ESPECIALLY BUT NOT 
EXCLUSIVELY ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE CENTER OF CIRCULATION.

TIDE LEVELS OF 1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE PREDICTED LEVELS ARE EXPECTED
ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST. THESE LEVELS MAY REQUIRE THE CLOSURE
OF SOME BEACHES AS WATER REACHES THE DUNES. 

THE GREATEST REMAINING THREAT FROM BILL IS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AS
TROPICAL MOISTURE IS PULLED ONSHORE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4
INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST 
AND VICTORIA CROSSROADS...WITH ONE TO THREE INCHES FOR THE CORPUS
CHRISTI...ROCKPORT AND BEEVILLE AREAS...AND LESSER AMOUNTS FURTHER
WEST. WITH ALREADY SATURATED SOILS...ANY SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL MAY
LEAD TO OR WORSEN EXISTING LOCALIZED FLOODING. 

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME 
ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS.

* SURGE:
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME 
ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS.

* FLOODING RAIN:
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY
FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST AND VICTORIA CROSSROADS...WITH ONE 
TO THREE INCHES FOR THE CORPUS CHRISTI...ROCKPORT AND BEEVILLE
AREAS...AND LESSER AMOUNTS FURTHER WEST. WITH ALREADY SATURATED
SOILS...ANY SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO OR WORSEN EXISTING
LOCALIZED FLOODING.

* TORNADOES:
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME 
ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG

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

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