Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
406 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

TXZ061>063-068-069-075-242200-
GLASSCOCK TX-ECTOR TX-CRANE TX-UPTON TX-PECOS TX-MIDLAND TX-
406 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN CRANE...NORTHEASTERN
PECOS...UPTON...MIDLAND...SOUTHEASTERN ECTOR AND WESTERN GLASSCOCK
COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM CDT...

AT 404 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 16
MILES WEST OF MIDKIFF...TO 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF CRANE...TO 5 MILES WEST
OF MCCAMEY...MOVING NORTH-NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MIDLAND...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BAKERSFIELD...GREENWOOD...COTTON FLAT...
MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR AND SPACE PORT...MIDKIFF...SPRABERRY...GIRVIN...
WARFIELD...UPTON COUNTY AIRPORT...KING MOUNTAIN...SKYWEST AIRPORT...CRANE
COUNTY AIRPORT AND MIDLAND AIRPARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 10 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 268 AND 306.
 INTERSTATE 20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 125 AND 149.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3165 10174 3165 10178 3157 10177 3108 10202
      3108 10237 3103 10229 3103 10221 3100 10219
      3099 10206 3079 10216 3082 10278 3209 10215
      3208 10152
TIME...MOT...LOC 2104Z 201DEG 44KT 3166 10211

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