Weather Alert Details

Coastal Kenedy County

Special Weather Statement until MON 12:00 AM CDT Issued August, 14 2022 at 11:37 PM - None expires August, 15 2022 at 12:00 AM - None ...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southwestern Kenedy and western Willacy Counties through MIDNIGHT CDT... At 1136 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Raymondville, moving north at 50 mph. HAZARD...Winds in excess of 30 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Raymondville, Lyford, Armstrong, San Perlita, Norias, Reber Memorial Library, Raymondville High School, Rudolph, Raymondville Police Department and Willamar. This includes the following highways... Interstate Highway 69 E between mile markers 39 and 51. US Highway 77 between mile markers 732 and 762. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. 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. && MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN; MAX WIND GUST...30 MPH