Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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WWUS56 KPDT 060155
SVSPDT

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
655 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

ORC061-063-060230-
/O.CON.KPDT.SV.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160506T0230Z/
UNION OR-WALLOWA OR-
655 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM PDT
FOR CENTRAL UNION AND WEST CENTRAL WALLOWA COUNTIES...

AT 652 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ELGIN...OR 21 MILES NORTHEAST OF LA
GRANDE...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

IN ADDITION...AT 605 PM A TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTED QUARTER
SIZE HAIL...THREE MILES SOUTHEAST OF LA GRANDE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LA GRANDE...ELGIN...ISLAND CITY...WALLOWA...COVE...IMBLER...SUMMERVILLE AND
MINAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...DEADLY
LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 4526 11776 4536 11816 4578 11786 4572 11737
TIME...MOT...LOC 0152Z 193DEG 16KT 4558 11783

$$

VP



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