Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
954 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

COZ003-006>010-012-013-017-280415-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS CO-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS CO-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN CO-FLATTOPS CO-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS CO-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU/DALLAS DIVIDE CO-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS CO-GRAND VALLEY CO-
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR CO-
954 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 952 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
FROM GLENWOOD SPRINGS DOWN TO FRUITA ALONG THE INTERSTATE 70
CORRIDOR...MOVING SOUTH AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  BRIEF
HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH THIS LINE OF
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GRAND JUNCTION...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...FRUITA...RIFLE...CARBONDALE...NEW
CASTLE...BASALT...SILT...PALISADE...PARACHUTE...COLLBRAN...DE
BEQUE...MESA...BATTLEMENT MESA...EMMA...WHITEWATER...REDLANDS...
SKYWAY...CAMEO AND GRAND MESA.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3880 10866 3922 10882 3946 10814 3966 10722
      3927 10699
TIME...MOT...LOC 0352Z 339DEG 27KT 3930 10821

$$

TGR


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