Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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

NDZ010>012-021>023-035-262245-
MCHENRY ND-BURLEIGH ND-WARD ND-WELLS ND-MOUNTRAIL ND-MCLEAN ND-
SHERIDAN ND-
443 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SHERIDAN...NORTHEASTERN
MCLEAN...EAST CENTRAL MOUNTRAIL...NORTH CENTRAL BURLEIGH...SOUTHERN
MCHENRY...NORTHWESTERN WELLS AND SOUTHEASTERN WARD COUNTIES UNTIL 545
PM CDT...

AT 441 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF RICE LAKE TO 5 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF MERCER. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOUTHERN MINOT...HARVEY...GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...VELVA...
TURTLE LAKE...MAX...ANAMOOSE...DES LACS...PLAZA...MAKOTI...MERCER...
COLEHARBOR AND BUTTE.

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 4788 10020 4785 10020 4785 10009 4777 9986
      4719 10050 4800 10217 4835 10164
TIME...MOT...LOC 2141Z 220DEG 20KT 4796 10145 4746 10061

$$

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