Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cameron and Willacy counties in Deep South Texas until 2:15 AM. A line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing 60-80+ MPH straightline winds is located from Monte Alto to Los Indios moving east at 35 MPH. Harlingen, San Benito, Valley International Airport, and Rangerville are all in the path of this extremely dangerous storm. Wind gusts comparable with a weak tornado are expected – take shelter!

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
136 AM CDT TUE MAY 12 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN CAMERON COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS…
SOUTHWESTERN WILLACY COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS…

* UNTIL 215 AM CDT

* AT 135 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF
80 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
MONTE ALTO TO LOS INDIOS…AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HARLINGEN…SAN BENITO…LA FERIA…VALLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT…
LA PALOMA…LAURELES…SANTA MARIA…RANGERVILLE…

THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION WITH TORNADO LIKE WIND
SPEEDS EXPECTED. MOBILE HOMES AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ARE
ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE AND MAY BE
OVERTURNED. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE IMMEDIATELY TO A SAFE SHELTER OR
TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.
THESE STORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND
SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.