Zapata, TX

4:48 PM CDT on August 31, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 423 ft 26.97 °N, 99.25 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

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Feels Like 84 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 20 mph

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Waning Gibbous, 93% visible
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Scattered Clouds 3200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 61 °F
Humidity 47%
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3 out of 12
Pollen 8.10 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KAPY 312135Z AUTO 33008G17KT 10SM -VCTSRA SCT007 SCT032 BKN070 28/16 A2987 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS T02860162
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Scattered Clouds 3200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 61 °F
Humidity 47%
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 3 out of 12
Pollen 8.10 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KAPY 312135Z AUTO 33008G17KT 10SM -VCTSRA SCT007 SCT032 BKN070 28/16 A2987 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS T02860162
Nowcast | as of 3:18 PM CDT on August 31, 2015

Through 530 PM...numerous strong showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect much of deep south Texas. Torrential rainfall rates of one inch an hour or greater will be possible...along with small hail and gusty winds in excess of 35 mph. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution when traveling.

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Special Statement
Statement as of 4:39 PM CDT on August 31, 2015

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Starr... Zapata...
northwestern Brooks and Jim Hogg counties until 530 PM CDT...

At 438 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking a line of strong thunderstorms extending from 8 miles north
of Agua Nueva to near Thompsonville... and moving west at 10 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Zapata... Lopeno... Bustamante... Viboras... Hebbronville... Agua Nueva...
Medina... gruy stadium... San Rafael ranch Airport and las lomitas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 2735 9866 2734 9853 2726 9853 2725 9852
      2679 9847 2656 9917 2672 9921 2675 9924
      2685 9927 2687 9932 2692 9932 2694 9939
      2698 9938 2703 9944 2718 9943 2727 9945
      2731 9936 2727 9932 2727 9880 2735 9880
time... Mot... loc 2138z 080deg 16kt 2702 9862 2714 9893


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439 PM CDT Mon Aug 31 2015

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Starr... Zapata...
northwestern Brooks and Jim Hogg counties until 530 PM CDT...

At 438 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking a line of strong thunderstorms extending from 8 miles north
of Agua Nueva to near Thompsonville... and moving west at 10 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Zapata... Lopeno... Bustamante... Viboras... Hebbronville... Agua Nueva...
Medina... gruy stadium... San Rafael ranch Airport and las lomitas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 2735 9866 2734 9853 2726 9853 2725 9852
      2679 9847 2656 9917 2672 9921 2675 9924
      2685 9927 2687 9932 2692 9932 2694 9939
      2698 9938 2703 9944 2718 9943 2727 9945
      2731 9936 2727 9932 2727 9880 2735 9880
time... Mot... loc 2138z 080deg 16kt 2702 9862 2714 9893


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