Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
240 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

NDZ019-021-262030-
MERCER ND-MCLEAN ND-
240 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN MCLEAN AND
NORTHERN MERCER COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM CDT...

AT 239 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF INDIAN HILLS RECREATION
AREA TO 8 MILES SOUTH OF BEULAH BAY RECREATION AREA. MOVEMENT WAS
NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

PENNY SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RIVERDALE...PICK CITY...ROSEGLEN...HAZEN BAY RECREATION AREA...LAKE
SAKAKAWEA STATE PARK...INDIAN HILLS RECREATION AREA...FORT STEVENSON
STATE PARK...BEULAH BAY RECREATION AREA...EMMET...WHITE SHIELD AND
DAKOTA WATERS RECREATION AREA.

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK SHELTER
INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR LAKE SAKAKAWEA...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...
YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON
THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

CAMPERS SHOULD MOVE TO A STURDY SHELTER UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 4753 10127 4732 10176 4754 10219 4785 10183
      4785 10175
TIME...MOT...LOC 1939Z 226DEG 18KT 4754 10204 4739 10182

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VINING


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