Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
835 PM PDT MON JUN 1 2015

WAZ037-038-020430-
NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS WA-OKANOGAN HIGHLANDS WA-
835 PM PDT MON JUN 1 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL FERRY...CENTRAL
STEVENS AND SOUTHWESTERN PEND OREILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 930 PM PDT...

AT 835 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 MILES SOUTH OF SHERMAN
PASS TO 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF DEER PARK...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15
MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHEWELAH...SPRINGDALE...CUSICK...ARDEN...VALLEY...49 DEGREES NORTH...
GIFFORD...TWIN LAKES...ORIN...RICE...INCHELIUM...ADDY...USK...LOON
LAKE...LAKE ELLEN CAMPGROUND AND CHEWELAH PEAK.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE ROOSEVELT...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4863 11827 4831 11723 4802 11758 4828 11861
TIME...MOT...LOC 0335Z 220DEG 12KT 4831 11842 4810 11764

$$

FX


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