Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
905 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

IDZ001-WAZ037-300445-
NORTHERN PANHANDLE ID-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS WA-
905 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 900 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES SOUTH OF NEWPORT...OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PRIEST RIVER...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH THIS STORM...AS WELL AS PEAS SIZE TO
ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER SIZE HAIL THROUGH 945 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PRIEST RIVER...NEWPORT...OLDTOWN...DIAMOND LAKE AND BLANCHARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

IF ON OR NEAR DIAMOND LAKE...AS WELL AS OTHER NEARBY LAKES...GET OUT
OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE.
REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT
THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON
THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4797 11705 4812 11721 4828 11696 4805 11673
TIME...MOT...LOC 0400Z 240DEG 18KT 4804 11709

$$

BZ


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