Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
732 PM PDT THU MAY 21 2015

WAZ027-520-220315-
YAKIMA VALLEY WA-EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES WA-
732 PM PDT THU MAY 21 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL YAKIMA COUNTY UNTIL 815
PM PDT...

AT 732 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
PARKER...OR NEAR YAKIMA...MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
YAKIMA...SELAH...UNION GAP...WAPATO...TIETON...HARRAH...DONALD...
AHTANUM...MOXEE CITY...GLEED...WILEY CITY...FAIRVIEW-SUMACH...WEST
VALLEY...SOUTH BROADWAY...TERRACE HEIGHTS...PARKER...COWICHE...
FRUITVALE...TAMPICO AND MOXEE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4670 12035 4640 12039 4640 12096 4674 12086
TIME...MOT...LOC 0232Z 090DEG 16KT 4652 12047

$$

MMURPHY



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