Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
313 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

UTZ020-021-312145-
SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH UT-GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL UT-
313 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN KANE COUNTY UNTIL
345 PM MDT...

AT 309 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 28 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ESCALANTE...MOVING EAST AT
25 MPH.

FREQUENT AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...HEAVY
RAINFALL...PENNY SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.

THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHEASTERN KANE
COUNTY THROUGH 345 PM...INCLUDING COYOTE GULCH AND SPOOKY GULCH.
THIS STORM WILL REACH THE LAKE POWELL AREA FROM BULLFROG SOUTH TO
DANGLING ROPE MARINA AROUND 4 PM. THOSE ON THE LAKE SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND VERY CHOPPY
WATER.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES...TAKE SHELTER IN A STURDY
BUILDING.

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 3732 11144 3753 11141 3753 11079 3723 11095
TIME...MOT...LOC 2109Z 278DEG 23KT 3744 11129

$$

MPS



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