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Record Report

Statement as of 4:01 AM CDT on April 18, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Corpus Christi...

a record rainfall of 1.89 inches was set at Corpus Christi yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.28 set in 1992.



Local Storm Report



04/17/2015 0833 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Funnel cloud, reported by public.


            Public reported funnel cloud just north of walmart in
            Alice on the northeast part of town.




04/17/2015 0836 PM

E Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reports tornado touchdown in open
            field... spotted north of Highway 44 just east of Alice.




04/17/2015 0839 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e62.00 mph, reported by ASOS.





04/17/2015 0842 PM

4 miles E of Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reporting tornado on ground.




04/17/2015 0833 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Funnel cloud, reported by public.


            Public reported funnel cloud just north of walmart in
            Alice on the northeast part of town.




04/17/2015 0836 PM

E Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reports tornado touchdown in open
            field... spotted north of Highway 44 just east of Alice.




04/17/2015 0839 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e62.00 mph, reported by ASOS.





04/17/2015 0842 PM

4 miles E of Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reporting tornado on ground.




04/17/2015 0839 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e62 mph, reported by ASOS.






04/17/2015 0839 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e62 mph, reported by ASOS.






04/17/2015 0842 PM

4 miles E of Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reporting tornado on ground.





04/17/2015 0842 PM

4 miles E of Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reporting tornado on ground.





04/17/2015 0836 PM

E Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reports tornado touchdown in open
            field... spotted north of Highway 44 just east of Alice.





04/17/2015 0836 PM

E Alice, Jim Wells County.

Tornado, reported by public.


            Storm chaser reports tornado touchdown in open
            field... spotted north of Highway 44 just east of Alice.





04/17/2015 0833 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Funnel cloud, reported by public.


            Public reported funnel cloud just north of walmart in
            Alice on the northeast part of town.





04/17/2015 0833 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Funnel cloud, reported by public.


            Public reported funnel cloud just north of walmart in
            Alice on the northeast part of town.





04/17/2015 0833 PM

Alice, Jim Wells County.

Funnel cloud, reported by public.


            Public reported funnel cloud just north of walmart in
            Alice on the northeast part of town.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:20 PM CDT on April 18, 2015


... NWS storm surveys of Apr 17 2015 storms...

NWS storm survey team investigated the path of two long track
supercell storms that occurred on the evening of Apr 17 2015
across the brush County and coastal Bend region of south Texas.

... Storm #1...
the supercell thunderstorm that tracked across eastern Duval /
central Jim Wells and western Nueces showed no conclusive evidence
that a tornado touched down. However storm chasers did provide
video of a funnel cloud extending Half Way to the ground as the
storm passed just north of San Diego.

... Storm #2...
the supercell thunderstorm that tracked across Live Oak / Bee and
Refugio counties showed no conclusive evidence that a tornado
touched down. However storm chasers did report viewing a brief
funnel cloud when the storm was near the Bee and Refugio County
line.


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