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Texas, Kenedy

Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 10:05 PM CDT on August 28, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2014

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday

* timing... now through Friday.

* Impacts... surf heights of 3 to 6 feet and increasing period
and swell will result in frequent life threatening rip

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Special Statement

Statement as of 11:35 PM CDT on August 28, 2014

Expires 1:15 AM EDT on August 29, 2014

... Significant weather advisory for...

southeastern Kenedy County in deep south Texas.
Northeastern Willacy County in deep south Texas.

Until 1215 am CDT...

at 1136 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected a
strong thunderstorm... 6 miles east of Port Mansfield... moving
northwest at 10 mph.

This storm is capable of producing...
gusty winds of 30 to 40 mph.
Torrential rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour.

Locations impacted include...
Port Mansfield.

Monitor NOAA Weather Radio... local media... or weather.Gov for


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Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Record Report
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Iowa - Areal Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
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