Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1015 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016

COZ093-097-010545-
LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY CO-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY CO-
1015 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL OTERO AND
NORTHWESTERN BENT COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 PM MDT...

AT 1015 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR CHERAW...OR 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF NORTH LA JUNTA. THIS STORM
WAS MOVING TO THE SOUTH AT 5 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL...HEAVY RAIN AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAS ANIMAS AND CHERAW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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LAT...LON 3809 10354 3820 10337 3809 10316 3791 10341
TIME...MOT...LOC 0415Z 315DEG 1KT 3809 10340

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