Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
602 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

ORZ044-502-507-WAZ028-029-300200-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON OR-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON OR-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON OR-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON WA-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON WA-
602 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN UMATILLA...SOUTHEASTERN
BENTON...WALLA WALLA AND SOUTHWESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM
PDT...

AT 559 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES NORTHEAST OF HOLDMAN...OR 19 MILES NORTH OF PENDLETON...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.  SUDDEN STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE BLOWING DUST...AND A
SUDDEN REDUCTION IN VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KENNEWICK...PASCO...RICHLAND...WALLA WALLA...HERMISTON...COLLEGE
PLACE...MILTON-FREEWATER...UMATILLA...IRRIGON...WAITSBURG...ATHENA...
WESTON...ADAMS...PRESCOTT...HELIX...PLYMOUTH...UMAPINE...SNAKE
RIVER...ELTOPIA AND GARRETT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.

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 4608 11808 4605 11807 4603 11811 4601 11810
      4602 11814 4601 11815 4600 11815 4599 11811
      4561 11845 4593 11962 4648 11923 4649 11839
      4617 11803
TIME...MOT...LOC 0059Z 221DEG 27KT 4596 11881

$$

MCW


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