Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
218 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

NDZ019>021-252000-
OLIVER ND-MERCER ND-MCLEAN ND-
218 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL MCLEAN...CENTRAL MERCER
AND WESTERN OLIVER COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM CDT...

AT 218 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES NORTHEAST OF ZAP...OR 8 MILES NORTH OF BEULAH...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BEULAH...HAZEN...STANTON...RIVERDALE...PICK CITY...
HAZEN BAY RECREATION AREA...LAKE SAKAKAWEA STATE PARK...
BEULAH BAY RECREATION AREA...EMMET AND DAKOTA WATERS RECREATION AREA.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
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.

&&

LAT...LON 4737 10194 4778 10175 4741 10116 4698 10175
      4698 10178
TIME...MOT...LOC 1918Z 208DEG 11KT 4738 10182

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