Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
157 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

IDZ023-025-222045-
CARIBOU HIGHLANDS ID-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION ID-
157 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...ACCUMULATING HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH AND HEAVY RAIN AFFECTING
SOUTHEASTERN CARIBOU...SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN AND BEAR LAKE COUNTIES
UNTIL 245 PM MDT...

AT 154 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR GEORGETOWN TO 8 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF BEAR LAKE...AND MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

SMALL HAIL IS LIKELY WITH THESE STORMS. AREA WEBCAMS SHOW HAIL
ACCUMULATING ON THE GROUND WHICH WILL LEAD TO POOR DRAINAGE AND
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

IF YOU ARE NOT OFF BEAR LAKE...YOU NEED TO DO SO NOW!

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... MONTPELIER...BEAR
LAKE...GEORGETOWN...PARIS...BLOOMINGTON...GENEVA...FISH
HAVEN...MINNETONKA CAVE...BERN...LIBERTY...BORDER
SUMMIT...PEGRAM...GENEVA SUMMIT AND BENNINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4200 11111 4200 11156 4255 11139 4254 11105
      4220 11105
TIME...MOT...LOC 1954Z 082DEG 14KT 4246 11132 4200 11116

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JKEYES



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