SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN | Woodlands Online Blogs

SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN

ISSUED: AUGUST 2:18 PM. 18, 2022 – NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

…Strong thunderstorms will impact parts of Burleson, Grimes, Brazos, northern Washington, northwest Montgomery and southwest Walker Counties until 245 a.m. CDT…

At 9:00 p.m. CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line stretching from near Anderson 7 miles southeast of Snook to Tanglewood. The movement was south at 15 mph.

DANGER…Winds above 40 mph with isolated gusts approaching 50 mph.

SOURCE… Radar indicated.

IMPACT… Gusty winds could knock over tree branches and blow around unsecured objects.

Affected locations include…
College Station, Bryan, Navasota, Caldwell, Washington, Somerville, Montgomery, Snook, Millican, Anderson, Lake Somerville Dam, Kyle Field, Lake Somerville State Park & ​​Trailway, Lyons, Deanville, Dobbin, Independence, Chriesman, Dacus, and Plantersville .

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES/PREPARATION…

If you are outdoors, consider taking shelter inside a building.

Torrential rains also occur with these storms and can lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle on flooded roads.

Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning occurs with these thunderstorms. Lightning can strike 10 miles from a thunderstorm. Seek safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

MAXIMUM HAIL SIZE…0.00 IN;
MAX WIND GUSTS…40 MPH

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