Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
954 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

WAZ028-230545-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON WA-
954 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 951 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING SEVERAL STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDEDNG FROM WEST RICHLAND SOUTHEAST TO
FINLEY...MOVING SOUTH AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. WEATHER
SPOTTERS IN WEST RICHLAND REPORTED PEA SIZED HAIL AND 0.80 INCHES OF
RAIN AS THE STORM CROSSED OVER THAT AREA.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... KENNEWICK...WEST RICHLAND...BENTON
CITY...ISLAND VIEW...BADGER AND HIGHLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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LAT...LON 4639 11947 4616 11909 4595 11927 4603 11970
TIME...MOT...LOC 0451Z 020DEG 27KT 4618 11938

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