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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
313 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

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LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
313 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING...MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
COASTAL BEND ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 77. AN ISOLATED SEVERE
STORM CANNOT BE RULED OUT WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR COASTAL AREAS
THROUGH TONIGHT WITH TIDE LEVELS 1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL. A
HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALSO EXISTS THROUGH TONIGHT ALONG GULF
FACING BEACHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY WITH
NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED MONDAY. A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME
STRONG TO SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL BEING THE PRIMARY STORM THREAT.

TIDAL LEVELS MAY REMAIN AT LEAST 1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL INTO
MONDAY. COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORIES MAY CONTINUE TO BE NEEDED DURING
THIS TIME. STRONG SWELLS WILL MAINTAIN A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR MIDDLE TEXAS COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW WILL MAINTAIN HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING ESPECIALLY OVER THE INLAND BAYS. THESE
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDAL LEVELS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF COASTAL
FLOODING ESPECIALLY AROUND HIGH TIDE. IN ADDITION TO THE HIGHER
THAN NORMAL WATER LEVELS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL EXIST
ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES.

TXZ242-243-245-247-010400-
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/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA
  LEVEL OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...WATER LEVELS ALONG THE GULF WILL BE THE HIGHEST SEVERAL
  HOURS BEFORE AND AFTER HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...WHEN WATER LEVELS
  REACH 1 AND 3/4 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...TWO THIRDS OF THE
  BEACH ARE UNDER WATER. AT 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...
  SEVERAL BEACH ACCESS ROADS BECOME FLOODED. MINOR FLOODING
  ALONG AREA BEACHES MAY OCCUR. STEADY PERIODS OF WATER AT THE
  DUNES MAY OCCUR. WATER MAY FLOOD PORTIONS OF LAGUNA SHORES
  DRIVE IN FLOUR BLUFF. NORTH BEACH MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR
  FLOODING. RIP CURRENTS WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR
  EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR MIDDLE TEXAS COAST
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING
...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW WILL MAINTAIN HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING ESPECIALLY OVER THE INLAND BAYS. THESE
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDAL LEVELS WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF COASTAL
FLOODING ESPECIALLY AROUND HIGH TIDE. IN ADDITION TO THE HIGHER
THAN NORMAL WATER LEVELS...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL EXIST
ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES.

TXZ242-243-245-247-010400-
/O.EXT.KCRP.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160501T1200Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
259 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA
  LEVEL OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* TIMING...WATER LEVELS ALONG THE GULF WILL BE THE HIGHEST SEVERAL
  HOURS BEFORE AND AFTER HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...WHEN WATER LEVELS
  REACH 1 AND 3/4 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...TWO THIRDS OF THE
  BEACH ARE UNDER WATER. AT 2 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL...
  SEVERAL BEACH ACCESS ROADS BECOME FLOODED. MINOR FLOODING
  ALONG AREA BEACHES MAY OCCUR. STEADY PERIODS OF WATER AT THE
  DUNES MAY OCCUR. WATER MAY FLOOD PORTIONS OF LAGUNA SHORES
  DRIVE IN FLOUR BLUFF. NORTH BEACH MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR
  FLOODING. RIP CURRENTS WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR
  EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$



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