Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1146 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

NDZ001-002-009>011-017-018-021-280545-
DIVIDE ND-WILLIAMS ND-BURKE ND-WARD ND-MOUNTRAIL ND-MCKENZIE ND-
MCLEAN ND-DUNN ND-
1146 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS WERE MOVING THROUGH NORTHWEST
NORTH DAKOTA...TOWARD THE CANADIAN BORDER...

JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT CDT THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM BOWBELLS AND
CROSBY...THROUGH WILLISTON AND WATFORD CITY...TO GRASSY BUTTE.
STORMS WERE MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH...AND WERE PRODUCING WIND GUSTS
TO 50 MPH. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS COULD ALSO PRODUCE PEA SIZE
HAIL.

EVEN AFTER THE STORMS MOVE THROUGH THE WIND WILL CONTINUE TO
BE VERY GUSTY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...NEW TOWN...TIOGA...RAY...POWERS LAKE...
GRENORA...ALEXANDER...COLUMBUS...PORTAL...NOONAN...WILDROSE...
EPPING...ROSS AND BATTLEVIEW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THE STORMS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CDT/200 AM
MDT/ FOR WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA.

LAT...LON 4900 10210 4740 10223 4734 10404 4900 10405
TIME...MOT...LOC 0439Z 237DEG 36KT 4878 10275

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