An extreme wind warning has been issued for several counties in the Coastal Bend for Major Hurricane Harvey’s imminent landfall. Widespread destructive winds of 115 to 145 mph will spread across Calhoun County, Aransas County, Nueces County, San Patricio County, Refugio County, producing swaths of tornado-like damage. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation with a high risk of injury or worse if you are not in a sturdy, safe location!

Extreme Wind Warning
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
456 PM CDT FRI AUG 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a

* Extreme Wind Warning for…
Southwestern Calhoun County in south Texas…
Aransas County in south central Texas…
East central Nueces County in south central Texas…
Eastern San Patricio County in south central Texas…
Central Refugio County in south central Texas…

* Until 700 PM CDT

* At 454 PM CDT, National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
extreme winds, associated with the eyewall of Hurricane Harvey,
were moving onshore 17 miles east of Key Allegro, or 18 miles east
of Rockport, moving northwest at 25 mph. This is an extremely
dangerous and life-threatening situation!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Widespread destructive winds of 115 to 145 mph will spread across
Calhoun County, Aransas County, Nueces County, San Patricio
County, Refugio County, producing swaths of tornado-like damage.

TAKE COVER NOW! Treat these imminent extreme winds as if a tornado
was approaching and move immediately to the safe room in your
shelter. Take action now to protect your life!

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A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 AM CDT for south central
and south Texas.