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Special Statement

Statement as of 8:51 PM CDT on August 27, 2016

Expires 10:30 PM EDT on August 27, 2016


... Significant weather advisory for central Smith County until 930 PM
CDT...

At 850 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles south of Hawkins... or 12 miles northeast of Tyler... moving west
at 15 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Tyler... Lindale... Winona... Red Springs and Carroll.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3264 9559 3263 9551 3261 9547 3261 9544
      3257 9525 3256 9524 3257 9520 3254 9519
      3255 9518 3255 9516 3256 9516 3254 9507
      3230 9521 3233 9546 3237 9545 3237 9547
      3242 9551 3248 9559
time... Mot... loc 0150z 093deg 14kt 3247 9517


19


851 PM CDT Sat Aug 27 2016

... Significant weather advisory for central Smith County until 930 PM
CDT...

At 850 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles south of Hawkins... or 12 miles northeast of Tyler... moving west
at 15 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Tyler... Lindale... Winona... Red Springs and Carroll.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3264 9559 3263 9551 3261 9547 3261 9544
      3257 9525 3256 9524 3257 9520 3254 9519
      3255 9518 3255 9516 3256 9516 3254 9507
      3230 9521 3233 9546 3237 9545 3237 9547
      3242 9551 3248 9559
time... Mot... loc 0150z 093deg 14kt 3247 9517


19

Record Report

Statement as of 2:50 AM CDT on August 27, 2016


... Daily maximum rainfall record broken for August 26th 2016 at
Lufkin Texas...

Location old record new record years of data
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Lufkin TX 1.15 in 1959 1.60 in 2016 records since 1906
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