Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1104 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

IDZ017-018-020-031-032-271745-
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY ID-UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN ID-
SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS ID-BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION ID-
LOST RIVER/PASHIMEROI ID-
1104 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...ACCUMULATING SMALL HAIL AND WINDS OVER 30 MPH AFFECTING
NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN...CENTRAL BLAINE...SOUTHWESTERN BUTTE...
SOUTHEASTERN CUSTER AND NORTHEASTERN MINIDOKA COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 AM
MDT...

AT 1101 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF LITTLE
WOOD RESERVOIR TO NEAR RICHFIELD...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

UP TO HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS OVER 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS. HAIL MAY BE ACCUMULATING ON THE GROUND ENOUGH TO CAUSE
DRAINAGE ISSUES AND ALSO POOR DRIVING CONDITIONS

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CAREY...LITTLE WOOD RESERVOIR...PICABO
AND CRATERS OF THE MOON. THIS WILL ALSO AFFECT ANYONE TRAVELLING
ALONG U-S 93 FROM CRATERS TO RICHFIELD.

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.

THESE STORMS 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.

&&

LAT...LON 4359 11327 4291 11359 4314 11420 4360 11399
TIME...MOT...LOC 1701Z 280DEG 24KT 4354 11394 4314 11413

$$

JKEYES



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