Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
854 PM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

IDZ006-MTZ004>006-043-270345-
SOUTHERN CLEARWATER MOUNTAINS ID-MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS MT-
POTOMAC/SEELEY LAKE REGION MT-LOWER CLARK FORK REGION MT-
BITTERROOT/SAPPHIRE MOUNTAINS MT-
854 PM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN IDAHO...SOUTHERN
MISSOULA...SOUTHEASTERN MINERAL...NORTHWESTERN GRANITE AND
NORTHEASTERN RAVALLI COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM MDT...

AT 852 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 MILES WEST OF FLORENCE
TO 17 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BONNER-WEST RIVERSIDE...AND MOVING NORTH AT
15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS, ALONG
WITH FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MISSOULA...LOLO...ALBERTON...EVARO...WYE...BONNER-WEST RIVERSIDE...
FRENCHTOWN...EAST MISSOULA...NINEMILE...TWIN CREEKS...CLINTON...
CYR...POTOMAC...TURAH AND HUSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 4707 11463 4708 11345 4665 11355 4667 11450
TIME...MOT...LOC 0252Z 179DEG 19KT 4667 11442 4668 11366

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