Irion County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Irion County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 209 N Park View, Mertzon, 76941 TX
  • Chief:
Phone: 325-835-2551
Fax: 325-835-7024

Irion County Sheriff's Office is located at 209 N Park View, Mertzon, 76941 TX. The Irion County Sheriff's Office phone number is 325-835-2551.

Irion County Sheriff's Office News

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO, TX 2:13PM CDT SUN MAY 27, 2018 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN.... MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY HOT WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND AND THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEK, WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES POSSIBLE EACH DAY. THE HEAT WILL AFFECT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, SO NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN IN ORDER TO STAY SAFE AND COOL. REMEMBER TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER, STAY INDOORS WHEN POSSIBLE, AND AVOID THE HEAT DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING National Weather Service San Angelo, TX 7:59 PM CDT Fri May 25, 2018 *Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Irion County in west central Texas... *Until 8:45PM CDT *At 7:59PM CDT, a sever thunderstorm was located 13 miles east of Stiles, or 17 miles northeast of Big Lake, moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD...Quarter size hail SOURCE...Radar indicated IMPACT...Damage to vehicles is expected *This sever thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern Irion County. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. HAIL... 1" DIAMETER WIND... <5OMPH

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service San Angelo TX 517 AM CDT Thu May 24 2018 DAY ONE...Today and Tonight Isolated thunderstorms may develop across far western portions of the Big Country and Concho Valley this afternoon and early evening. Storms that develop will be capable of producing gusty winds and dangerous lightning. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday Hot temperatures can be expected for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, with afternoon highs reaching 100 to 103 degrees Saturday through Monday.

UPDATE: 853/ Arden Rd at Big Rocky Creek, has some debris and about 2in of water still flowing over it. Road is passable at this time. Be Smart. Be Safe.

Big Rocky Creek at Arden Road will remain closed overnight due to water and debris. TxDOT will check the roadway tomorrow.

SHORT TERM FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX 634 PM CDT Sat May 19 2018 ‼️‼️‼️💦.NOW...‼️‼️‼️ Look for showers and a few thunderstorms, across mainly the Northern Edwards Plateau, this evening. Along with deadly lightning‼️, thunderstorms could produce hail ‼️and high winds💨💨. Rainfall amounts will generally be less than a tenth of an inch; however, thunderstorms may produce rainfall amounts as high as one half inch.

Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service San Angelo TX 807 PM CDT WED MAY 16 2018 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN IRION COUNTY... At 806 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles north of Barnhart, or 19 miles east of Big Lake, moving south at 30 mph. This is a very dangerous storm. HAZARD...Baseball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be severely injured. Expect shattered windows, extensive damage to roofs, siding, and vehicles. This severe storm will be near... Barnhart around 830 PM CDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. HAIL...2.75IN WIND...60MPH

* * *BARNHART AREA RESIDENTS* * * Severe Thunderstorm Warning North of Barnhart moving South capable of producing baseball size hail and some rotation observed with this storm. For your protection, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service San Angelo TX 803 PM CDT WED MAY 16 2018 The National Weather Service in San Angelo has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Irion County in west central Texas... * Until 845 PM CDT * At 802 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles north of Barnhart, or 19 miles northeast of Big Lake, moving south at 30 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * This severe thunderstorm will be near, Barnhart around 830 PM CDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. HAIL...1.25IN WIND...60MPH

SHORT TERM FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX 634 PM CDT Wed May 16 2018 .NOW... A line of strong thunderstorms across western Sterling County at 630 pm will continue to move eastward toward Sterling City and western Tom Green County through the early evening. These storms should reach to near Sterling City and Mertzon by 730 pm. Expect gusty winds, heavy rainfall, small hail, and frequent lightning with these storms. Further strengthening is possible, so stay alert and watch for updates over the next few hours.

SHORT TERM FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX 538 PM CDT Wed May 16 2018 .NOW... A line of thunderstorms Located from Big Spring to Iraan at 530 pm will continue to strengthen and head eastward into the western Concho Valley and Big Country through the early evening. These storms should reach to near Sterling City and Mertzon by 7 pm. Expect gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning with these storms. Further strengthening is possible, so stay alert and watch for updates over the next few hours.

Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service San Angelo TX 637 PM CDT MON MAY 14 2018 Coke TX-Tom Green TX-Irion TX- 637 PM CDT MON MAY 14 2018 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM CDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL COKE...NORTH CENTRAL TOM GREEN AND NORTHEASTERN IRION COUNTIES... At 635 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over San Angelo State Park, or near San Angelo, moving southeast at 15 mph. HAZARD...Tennis ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. This severe storm will be near... San Angelo around 640 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include Us- 67 Near The Irion-Tom Green County Line. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. && LAT...LON 3137 10085 3146 10092 3156 10091 3157 10087 3164 10086 3175 10061 3162 10032 3126 10072 TIME...MOT...LOC 2335Z 324DEG 25KT 3147 10055 HAIL...2.50IN WIND...60MPH

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service San Angelo TX 225 PM CDT Mon May 14 2018 Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Runnels-Irion-Tom Green-Concho- Crockett-Schleicher-Sutton-Haskell-Throckmorton-Jones-Shackelford-Taylor-Callahan-Coleman-Brown-McCulloch-San Saba-Menard-Kimble-Mason- This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central Texas. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across the Big Country this afternoon and evening, and a marginal risk across the rest of West Central Texas. The primary threats are large hail and damaging winds. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday There is a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday and Wednesday, during the afternoon and evening hours. The main potential for severe thunderstorms will be across the Big Country and Concho Valley. The main threats are large hail and damaging winds. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation may be requested this afternoon and Tuesday afternoon.

LICENSE TO CARRY HANDGUN CLASS Sponsored by the Irion County Sheriff’s Office FREE to the Residents of Irion County Out of County Residents Contact Deputy Chad Scow at 325-835-2551 for further information Class will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 08:00 AM. You must pre-register with the Irion County Sheriff’s Office at 114 W Sherwood Ave., Mertzon, Texas

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service San Angelo TX 436 AM CDT THU MAY 3 2018 TXZ071-031015- Irion TX- 436 AM CDT THU MAY 3 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR IRION COUNTY UNTIL 515 AM CDT... At 434 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm entering western Irion County. The storm was 13 miles north of Barnhart, or 15 miles northeast of Big Lake, and moving east at 35 mph. Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm, along with frequent lightning. This strong thunderstorm will be near... Arden around 515 AM CDT.

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service San Angelo TX 1253 AM CDT THU MAY 3 2018 UPDATE ------ UPDATE-------UPDATE ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN TOM GREEN AND NORTHEASTERN IRION COUNTIES UNTIL 230 AM CDT... At 126 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Arden, or 10 miles north of Mertzon, moving northeast at 30 mph. Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm. This strong thunderstorm will be near... Arden around 135 AM CDT. Carlsbad around 200 AM CDT. San Angelo State Park and O.c. Fisher Reservoir around 205 AM CDT. San Angelo and Grape Creek around 215 AM CDT. Orient around 230 AM CDT. Other locations impacted by this storm include Harriet and Us- 87 Near The Coke-Tom Green County Line. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Very heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR IRION COUNTY UNTIL 145 AM CDT... At 1253 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 10 miles northeast of Barnhart, or 14 miles west of Mertzon, moving northeast at 35 mph. Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm. This strong thunderstorm will be near... Arden around 130 AM CDT. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 AM CDT for west central Texas.

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service San Angelo TX 605 PM CDT WED MAY 2 2018 TXZ071-072-077-022345- Irion TX-Schleicher TX-Tom Green TX- 605 PM CDT WED MAY 2 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN SCHLEICHER... SOUTHWESTERN TOM GREEN AND SOUTHEASTERN IRION COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM CDT... At 604 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 15 miles south of Mertzon, moving north at 30 mph. Dime size hail will be possible with this storm. This strong thunderstorm will be near... Mertzon around 630 PM CDT. Sherwood around 635 PM CDT. Knickerbocker around 640 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this storm include The Intersection Of Us-190 And Ranch Road 1828 and Us-190 Near The Crockett- Sutton County Line. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 AM CDT for west central Texas. LAT...LON 3090 10096 3140 10093 3127 10035 3084 10077 TIME...MOT...LOC 2304Z 200DEG 27KT 3104 10081

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service San Angelo TX 244 PM CDT Wed May 2 2018 Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Runnels-Irion-Tom Green-Concho- Crockett-Schleicher-Sutton-Haskell-Throckmorton-Jones-Shackelford-Taylor-Callahan-Coleman-Brown-McCulloch-San Saba-Menard-Kimble-Mason- 244 PM CDT Wed May 2 2018 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central Texas. .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon and this evening, becoming more widespread tonight. The main hazard will be very large hail, perhaps larger than golf ball size. Damaging winds, deadly lightning, and rainfall heavy enough to cause some flooding of city streets, low water crossings, and other low lying areas will also be possible. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday On Thursday, thunderstorms will be possible, especially across the area southeast of a San Angelo to Brownwood line. In addition to the threat for dangerous lightning, a few storms may become strong and approach severe levels. Large hail and strong, gusty winds will be the main threats. Additional thunderstorms will be possible Thursday night and Friday into early Saturday, mainly south of Interstate 20. Heavy rainfall could occur during this time period, leading to a threat for flash flooding. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation will likely be requested for many areas tonight.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 64 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 440 PM CDT WED MAY 2 2018 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 64 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BROWN CALLAHAN COKE COLEMAN CONCHO CROCKETT EASTLAND EDWARDS FISHER GLASSCOCK HASKELL HOWARD IRION JONES KENT KIMBLE MCCULLOCH MENARD MITCHELL NOLAN PECOS REAGAN RUNNELS SCHLEICHER SCURRY SHACKELFORD STEPHENS STERLING STONEWALL SUTTON TAYLOR TERRELL THROCKMORTON TOM GREEN UPTON VAL VERDE YOUNG

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service San Angelo TX 518 AM CDT Wed May 2 2018 .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop this evening, becoming more numerous tonight. The main hazards will be large hail, damaging winds and deadly lightning. There is also an isolated tornado threat. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday On Thursday, thunderstorms will be possible, especially across the southeastern half of West Central Texas. In addition to the threat for dangerous lightning, a few strong to severe storms will be possible with hail and strong, gusty winds. The main severe weather threat will be across Brown, San Saba, Mcculloch and Mason Counties. Heavy rainfall may result in localized flooding. Additional thunderstorms will be possible Thursday night and Friday into early Saturday, mainly across southern and central parts of West Central Texas. Heavy rainfall could occur during this time period, leading to a threat for flash flooding. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation may be needed this evening and tonight.

Card left in one of the ATM's here in Mertzon. If you can identify and provide ID we will be happy to return it to you. 835-2551

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service San Angelo TX 246 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018 DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight Scattered thunderstorms are expected to move east into the area this evening, affecting areas mainly north of a Sterling City to Brownwood line. A few of these storms may approach severe levels, Large hail, damaging winds, and dangerous lightning will be the main threats. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday The threat for widespread hazardous weather is low.

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

***************UPDATE************************************************* FIRE IS OUT. ALTHOUGH THE DRAWS ARE FILLED WITH THICK SMOKE AN SIGHT IS EXTREMELY LIMITED~ PLEASE CONTINUE TO USE CAUTION IN THIS AREA~ *************************************************************************** Barrow Ditches are out~ Fire is out. We have had a flare up in the Barrow ditches and have a truck on the scene... There is lots of smoke around the area of the fire and sight is extremely limited, so please continue to use extreme caution in the area.

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