Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
455 PM MDT THU JUL 20 2017

COZ003-006-017-202345-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus CO-Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide CO-
Grand Valley CO-
455 PM MDT THU JUL 20 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MESA COUNTY UNTIL
545 PM MDT...

At 454 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles south of Fruita, or 11 miles southwest of Grand Junction,
moving northeast at 10 mph.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning, half inch hail and winds in
excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Grand Junction, Fruita, Fruitvale, Clifton, Orchard Mesa, Glade Park
and Redlands.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 15 and 38.
 U.S. Highway 50 in Colorado between mile markers 32 and 38.
 Colorado 141 between mile markers 160 and 162.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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.

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LAT...LON 3886 10856 3897 10890 3927 10878 3917 10839
TIME...MOT...LOC 2254Z 209DEG 10KT 3900 10873

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