Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
431 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

CAZ071-020015-
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES CA-
431 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING NEAR PORTOLA THROUGH 515 PM...

AT 429 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER IRON HORSE...OR NEAR BECKWOURTH...MOVING
NORTH AT 10 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM ALONG WITH
BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BECKWOURTH...IRON HORSE...DELLEKER...LAKE DAVIS...GRIZZLY
CAMPGROUND...VALLEY RANCH...MOHAWK VISTA...PORTOLA...LIGHTNING TREE
CAMPGROUND AND GRASSHOPPER FLAT CAMPGROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT TRAVELERS ON HIGHWAY 70 BETWEEN BECKWOURTH
AND BLAIRSDEN. DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT STRONG GUSTY CROSS WINDS...WITH
RAPID VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN PONDING
OF WATER. SLOW DOWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAIN AND TURN ON YOUR
HEADLIGHTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3972 12036 3972 12053 3994 12066 3996 12037
TIME...MOT...LOC 2329Z 166DEG 9KT 3976 12045

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