NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for San Angelo
SAN ANGELO, TX -- Heavy thunderstorms are rumbling across San Angelo this hour.
According to the National Weather Service, ""A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM CDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL COKE AND NORTHEASTERN TOM GREEN COUNTIES... At 636 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Carlsbad, or 13 miles northwest of San Angelo, moving southeast at 30 mph. HAZARD...Tennis ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. This severe storm will be near... Grape Creek around 640 PM CDT. San Angelo State Park around 650 PM CDT. San Angelo and O.c. Fisher Reservoir around 655 PM CDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. This is a dangerous storm. Prepare immediately for large destructive hail capable of producing significant damage. People outside should move to a shelter, inside a strong building and away from windows. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
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