Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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

NDZ009>011-262345-
WILLIAMS ND-WARD ND-MOUNTRAIL ND-
557 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL MOUNTRAIL...
EAST CENTRAL WILLIAMS AND SOUTH CENTRAL WARD COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM
CDT...

AT 556 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 MILES SOUTH OF RAY TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF
PLAZA. THESE STORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
STANLEY...RAY...ROSS...BELDEN...WHEELOCK...
WHITE TAIL BAY RECREATION AREA AND WHITE EARTH BAY 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.

&&

LAT...LON 4835 10334 4827 10167 4803 10169 4809 10276
      4811 10274 4813 10276 4812 10281 4814 10288
      4812 10292 4814 10295 4814 10304 4813 10309
      4815 10310 4814 10317
TIME...MOT...LOC 2256Z 167DEG 4KT 4817 10307 4811 10183

$$

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