Update: Tropical Storm Watch issued September 21 at 9:54AM CDT by NWS Corpus Christi TX

Event: Tropical Storm Watch
Sender Name: NWS Corpus Christi TX
Issued: 2020-09-21T09:59:12-05:00
Expires: 2020-09-21T18:00:00-05:00
Description: * LOCATIONS AFFECTED
– Agua Dulce
– Banquete
– Bishop
– Driscoll
– Petronila
– Robstown

* WIND
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
– Peak Wind Forecast: 10-20 mph with gusts to 25 mph

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 39
to 57 mph
– The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
– PLAN: Plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
force.
– PREPARE: Efforts to protect property should now be
underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
– ACT: Act now to complete preparations before the wind
becomes hazardous.

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
– Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
– Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
over.
– A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
– Scattered power and communications outages.

* STORM SURGE
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Localized storm surge possible
– Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for up to 2 feet
above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
– Window of concern: through Tuesday afternoon

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for storm
surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
– The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
– PLAN: Shelter against storm surge flooding greater than 1
foot above ground.
– PREPARE: All flood preparations should be complete. Expect
flooding of low-lying roads and property.
– ACT: Stay away from storm surge prone areas. Continue to
follow the instructions of local officials.

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Unfolding
– Potential impacts from the main surge event are unfolding.

* FLOODING RAIN
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
– Peak Rainfall Amounts: No additional significant rainfall
forecast

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Little or no
potential for flooding rain
– The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
the previous assessment.
– PLAN: There is little or no potential for flooding rain.
– PREPARE: Little to no preparations are needed to protect
against flooding rain at this time.
– ACT: Monitor for changes to the forecast.

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
– Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
– Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Tornadoes not expected
– The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
– PLAN: Tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
with gusty winds may still occur.
– PREPARE: Little to no preparations needed to protect
against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
tornado situation.
– ACT: Listen for changes in the forecast.

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
– Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
– https://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=crp
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Inland Nueces

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4454668-3706766
CAP MessageType: Update