Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
413 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

COZ090-091-262245-
YUMA COUNTY CO-KIT CARSON COUNTY CO-
413 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN YUMA AND CENTRAL KIT
CARSON COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM MDT...

AT 411 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES EAST OF OTIS TO 8
MILES NORTH OF STRATTON TO 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BOYERO...AND MOVING
EAST AT 30 MPH.

OUTFLOW WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.
DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL IS POSSIBLE IN KIT CARSON COUNTY. RAINFALL
RATES OF TWO TO THREE INCHES PER HOUR WILL CREATE VISIBILITIES BELOW
ONE MILE...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
STRATTON...BETHUNE...VONA...ABARR...KIRK...JOES...HEARTSTRONG AND
IDALIA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 70 IN COLORADO BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 408 AND 431.
 HIGHWAY 385 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 197 AND 212.

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.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM MDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN COLORADO.

LAT...LON 3940 10273 3964 10281 3997 10280 4010 10240
      3949 10220 3905 10261 3904 10306
TIME...MOT...LOC 2211Z 257DEG 26KT 4016 10284 3943 10260 3880 10316

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