Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
228 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

MTZ001>003-292115-
KOOTENAI/CABINET REGION MT-FLATHEAD/MISSION VALLEYS MT-
WEST GLACIER REGION MT-
228 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL FLATHEAD AND NORTH
CENTRAL LAKE COUNTIES UNTIL 315 PM MDT...

AT 225 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A THUNDERSTORM NEAR BIG
ARM...OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF POLSON...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM, ALONG
WITH OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
POLSON...JETTE...WOODS BAY...ROCKY POINT...KINGS POINT...KERR...
BIG ARM...BIGFORK...TURTLE LAKE...FINLEY POINT...PROCTOR...
LAKE MARY RONAN...DAYTON...LAKESIDE...ROLLINS AND ELMO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF ON OR NEAR FLATHEAD LAKE...TAKE SHELTER ONSHORE.
REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES FROM THE PARENT
THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON
THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4765 11425 4803 11444 4810 11407 4770 11390
TIME...MOT...LOC 2025Z 254DEG 34KT 4781 11440

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