Severe Thunderstorm Warning  Statement as of 3:16 PM CDT on August 20, 2014

The National Weather Service in League City has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern Montgomery County in southeast Texas...
southeastern Walker County in southeast Texas...

* until 345 PM CDT

* at 316 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in
excess of 60 mph. This storm was located near Lake Conroe... or 8
miles west of Willis... and moving north at 20 mph.

* Locations impacted include...
northwestern Conroe... Willis... Panorama Village... New Waverly...
Montgomery and Lake Conroe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds... destructive hail...
deadly lightning and very heavy rain. For your protection... move to
an interior room on the lowest floor of your home or business. Heavy
rains flood roads quickly so do not drive into areas where water
covers the Road.

In addition to large hail and damaging winds... continuous cloud to
ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors
immediately. Lightning is one of natures leading killers. Remember...
if you can hear thunder... you are close enough to be struck by

If on or near Lake Conroe... get out of the water and move indoors or
inside a vehicle. Remember... lightning can strike out to 15 miles
from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder... you are
close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter now. Do
not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

Lat... Lon 3060 9540 3032 9551 3036 9568 3064 9571
time... Mot... loc 2016z 187deg 15kt 3041 9561


 Special Statement  Statement as of 4:39 am CDT on August 20, 2014

... High heat index values across southeast Texas this afternoon...

The combination of warm temperatures and high dew points will produce
afternoon heat index values of 100 and 110 degrees this afternoon
across much of southeast Texas. The hottest conditions are
expected mainly between 1 PM and 6 PM CDT.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. If possible...
slow down... reduce... or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities until
the coolest part of the day. Wear light weight... loose fitting... and
light colored clothing to reflect heat and sunlight. Drink plenty of
water. Avoid any alcoholic and caffeinated beverages.

Young children... disabled adults and pets should never be left unattended
in vehicles under any circumstances. Car interiors on hot Summer days
can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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