Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
602 PM MDT SAT MAY 27 2017

COZ099-280030-
Springfield Vicinity/Baca County CO-
602 PM MDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN BACA COUNTY UNTIL
630 PM MDT...

At 601 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Pritchett, or 16 miles southwest of Springfield, moving southeast at
30 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Pritchett and open country of southwestern Baca County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight MDT for
southeastern Colorado.

LAT...LON 3729 10300 3739 10291 3729 10255 3709 10269
TIME...MOT...LOC 0001Z 295DEG 28KT 3730 10289

$$

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