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TTR Weather Update for Victoria County, Victoria Crossroads, Brush Country, and Coastal Bend, from National Weather Service in Corpus Christi.

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…Severe Thunderstorms Possible Today Across Much of South Texas…

Timing and Overview:
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop today and tonight, especially over the Coastal Bend. Conditions are favorable for strong to severe thunderstorms to develop across much of South Texas, primarily across the Coastal Bend and Coastal Plains. The best timing for severe weather is expected during the late afternoon and evening hours. The main threats are large hail and damaging straight-line wind.

The threat is expected to diminish during the overnight hours, but isolated strong storms will remain possible.

South Texas Impacts:

Winds: 60 mph or greater in severe thunderstorms, below 58 mph in strong, non-severe thunderstorms

Hail: 1 to 2 inches in severe thunderstorms, smaller hail in strong, non-severe thunderstorms

Rainfall: 1 to 2 inches possible in the heaviest storms.

Tornadoes: Although not anticipated, an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.


Additional Information Resources:

NWS Corpus Christi Webpage: www.weather.gov/corpuschristi
Storm Prediction Center: www.spc.noaa.gov/
Online Severe Weather Reporting: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/StormReport/SubmitReport.php?site=crp

Christina Barron
NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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