Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
343 PM MDT THU APR 20 2017

Upper Snake River Plain ID-Lower Snake River Plain ID-
343 PM MDT THU APR 20 2017

...Strong Thunderstorm west of Springfield and Fort Hall moving in
that general direction through 445 PM MDT...

At 339 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Springfield, moving east at 15 mph.

Brief heavy rain, small hail and wind gusts to 40 mph are possible
with this storm as it moves east through 445 PM MDT.

Locations impacted include...
Blackfoot, Springfield, Moreland, Fort Hall, Pingree, and Sterling.


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.


LAT...LON 4302 11283 4319 11285 4332 11226 4300 11221
TIME...MOT...LOC 2139Z 263DEG 15KT 4309 11271



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