Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
309 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

CAZ072-282245-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA CA-
309 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR MARKLEEVILLE...

AT 303 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
TRACKING A STRONG STORM CELL SOUTH OF MARKLEEVILLE NEAR THE
INTERSECTION OF HWY 89 AND HWY 4. THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL, MARBLE SIZED HAIL AND CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING.

THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS OCCURRING NEAR THE WASHINGTON FIRE BURN SCAR
WHICH MAKES THE THREAT FOR DEBRIS FLOWS AND FLASH FLOODING HIGHER
ESPECIALLY IN THIS STEEP TERRAIN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HWYS 89
AND 4. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JUNCTION CA 89 AND CA 4.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM RESULTING IN
SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON THE ROAD AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

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LAT...LON 3864 11964 3865 11977 3878 11975 3873 11962
TIME...MOT...LOC 2203Z 180DEG 0KT 3868 11972

$$

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