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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
129 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.INCREASED LONG PERIOD SWELLS CONTINUE TO IMPACT SURF CONDITIONS
UNDER MODERATE SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS. AS A RESULT...A HIGH RISK OF
THE DEVELOPMENT OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES OF SOUTH PADRE
ISLAND AND BOCA CHICA BEACH CONTINUES THROUGH THIS EVENING.

TXZ251-256-257-011430-
/O.CON.KBRO.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-140902T0000Z/
KENEDY-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
129 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL RESULT IN FREQUENT
  LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
525 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-021030-
GALVESTON BAY-MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
525 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CAUTION FLAGS MIGHT BE NEEDED FOR HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS. PERIODS
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
WILL GENERATE GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEFLY HIGHER SEAS.

ALONG THE COAST...GUSTY WINDS...ELEVATEDS SEAS...AND TIDE LEVELS
ABOUT 1 FOOT ABOVE NORMAL WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND. DUE TO STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS...RIP CURRENTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
525 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-021030-
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
525 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY WINDS SOUTHEAST WIND TODAY WILL CAUSE ELEVATEDS SEAS AND
TIDE LEVELS ABOUT 1 FOOT ABOVE NORMAL FOR LABOR DAY. DUE TO
STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS...RIP CURRENTS WILL BE POSSIBLE. THOSE
HEADED TO THE BEACH SHOULD SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD AND AWAY FROM
JETTIES AND PIERS WHERE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE STRONGER. ALSO DO NOT
SWIM ALONG THE ENDS OF GALVESTON ISLAND...THE SHIP CHANNEL
ENTRANCE AND SAN LUIS PASS WHERE TIDAL CURRENTS ARE ALWAYS
DANGEROUS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD INCREASE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH
A CHANCE FOR LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL. AT LEAST SOME CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE IN THE FORECAST WITH TROPICAL
MOISTURE IN THE AREA. UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL LIMIT
THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE DURING THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
517 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

GMZ130-132-135-150-155-170-175-021030-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE PORT OF BROWNSVILLE TO THE ARROYO COLORADO-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM THE ARROYO COLORADO TO 5 NM NORTH OF PORT
MANSFIELD TX-
LAGUNA MADRE FROM 5 NM NORTH OF PORT MANSFIELD TO BAFFIN BAY TX-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
517 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO AND THE
LAGUNA MADRE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOWER
TEXAS BAY AND GULF WATERS AND THESE COULD PRODUCE BRIEF GUSTY
WINDS FROM 20 TO 30 KNOTS AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AS TROPICAL MOISTURE LINGERS OVER THE AREA.
A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE WEST ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF
MEXICO DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONDUCIVE FOR SOME DEVELOPMENT THROUGH MIDWEEK
AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES WEST-NORTHWEST ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF
OF MEXICO. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST STATEMENTS AND OUTLOOKS FROM
THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER CONCERNING THE PROGRESS OF THIS
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
517 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

TXZ248>257-021030-
ZAPATA-JIM HOGG-BROOKS-KENEDY-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-
INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
517 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES.

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND MOVE
ACROSS PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS LATER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY DUE TO TROPICAL MOISTURE LINGERING OVER DEEP
SOUTH TEXAS. SOME OF THESE STORMS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY COULD
PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...WITH MINOR FLOODING OF URBAN
AREAS AND POOR DRAINAGE REGIONS POSSIBLE.

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF
MEXICO DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK. ENVIRONMENTAL
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONDUCIVE FOR SOME DEVELOPMENT
THROUGH MIDWEEK AS THUS SYSTEM MOVES WEST-NORTHWEST ACROSS THE
SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST STATEMENTS
AND OUTLOOKS FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER CONCERNING THE
PROGRESS OF THIS TROPICAL DISTURBANCE.

THERE IS AN ELEVATED RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES TUESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
509 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-012300-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
509 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY INTO
THIS EVENING...THEN BECOME SCATTERED DURING THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SCATTERED TO POSSIBLY NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. STORMS COULD PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL LIMITING VISIBILITY AND GUSTY WINDS.


$$

TMT/PZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
509 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

TXZ229>234-239>247-012300-
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
509 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL PLAINS
TODAY.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR GULF FACING BEACHES
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE WILL BE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS DAILY...WITH THE HIGHEST
CHANCE BEING TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE SLOWER MOVING STORMS.

INCREASING SWELLS WITH HIGHER PERIODS WILL IMPACT THE BEACHES OF
THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL LEAD TO A
HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE GULF FACING BEACHES BOTH DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.


$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
430 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-020930-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
430 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE BRIEF HEAT
INDICES OF 103 TO 107 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS...WITH
THE EXCEPTION OF THE HILL COUNTRY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON COULD PRODUCE BRIEF
HEAT INDICES OF 103 TO 107 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS...
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE HILL COUNTRY.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF U.S. 90 / I-10 TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SPOTTY HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG WITH DANGEROUS CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
528 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

TXZ231>234-241>244-246-247-011300-
LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-
SAN PATRICIO-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...
CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...
MATHIS...REFUGIO...WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
528 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

.NOW...
PATCHY FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER THE INLAND PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
BEND TO THE VICTORIA CROSSROADS THROUGH 8 AM. THE FOG WILL LIMIT
VISIBILITIES TO AROUND 3 MILES AT TIMES. THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY
OF VERY ISOLATED REGIONS WHERE FOG COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS
THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES.

$$

TMT

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