Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
145 PM MDT MON MAY 29 2017

COZ004-005-292030-
Upper Yampa River Basin CO-Elkhead and Park Mountains CO-
145 PM MDT MON MAY 29 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 144 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles north of Steamboat Springs, or 40 miles east of Craig, moving
southeast at 30 mph.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning and winds in excess of 30 mph will
be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Steamboat Springs.

This includes U.S. Highway 40 in Colorado between mile markers 131
and 133, and between mile markers 147 and 151.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 4065 10668 4063 10670 4058 10670 4051 10665
      4049 10665 4047 10667 4045 10665 4034 10665
      4034 10663 4031 10663 4029 10666 4060 10695
      4072 10677
TIME...MOT...LOC 1944Z 317DEG 25KT 4060 10679

$$

Larry



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