Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
439 PM MDT SAT AUG 22 2015

COZ017-018-020-222330-
PARADOX VALLEY/LITTLE DOLORES RIVER CO-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU/DALLAS DIVIDE CO-
NORTHWESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS CO-
439 PM MDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL MONTROSE AND NORTH
CENTRAL SAN MIGUEL COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT...

AT 438 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
NATURITA...OR 40 MILES EAST OF LA SAL...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NATURITA...NORWOOD...VANCORUM AND REDVALE.

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.

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LAT...LON 3824 10873 3821 10817 3804 10816 3805 10866
TIME...MOT...LOC 2238Z 332DEG 6KT 3815 10848

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