Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
243 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

IDZ019-020-272130-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN ID-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS ID-
243 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...ACCUMULATING HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN AFFECTING CENTRAL
JEFFERSON...SOUTHEASTERN CLARK... SOUTHERN FREMONT...NORTHERN
BONNEVILLE AND NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM MDT...

AT 240 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES NORTH OF PARKER TO
SAGE JUNCTION TO NEAR MUD LAKE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAIL UP TO HALF INCH AND HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS. HAIL IS ACCUMULATING DEEP ENOUGH TO CAUSE DRAINAGE AND
TRAVEL PROBLEMS...INCLUDING ALONG INTERSTATE 15 AND IDAHO 33 NEAR
SAGE JUNCTION.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MUD LAKE...ROBERTS...PARKER...HAMER...EGIN...PLANO...PONDS LODGE...
LAST CHANCE...ISLAND PARK RESERVOIR...SHOTGUN VILLAGE...ST
ANTHONY...SAND DUNES...SAGE JUNCTION...HARRIMAN STATE PARK AND
ASHTON HILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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 4361 11220 4391 11247 4452 11150 4431 11121
TIME...MOT...LOC 2040Z 225DEG 27KT 4411 11177

$$

JKEYES


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