Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
500 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

COZ001-003-006-007-009-011-017-020-UTZ027-252345-
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR CO-GRAND VALLEY CO-
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS CO-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN CO-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER CO-LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN CO-
UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU/DALLAS DIVIDE CO-ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS CO-
ARCHES/GRAND FLAT UT-
500 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN MESA...SOUTHWESTERN
GARFIELD AND WEST CENTRAL DELTA COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM MDT...

AT 457 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 38 MILES WEST OF PALISADE TO NEAR FRUITA TO 11
MILES SOUTHWEST OF GRAND JUNCTION TO 28 MILES NORTH OF NUCLA.
MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...PALISADE...MACK...LOMA...GLADE PARK...
WHITEWATER...REDLANDS...ORCHARD MESA...CAMEO...FRUITVALE AND CLIFTON.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE
MARKERS 3 TO 37 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 6 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 32.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3969 10878 3956 10836 3934 10827 3889 10806
      3853 10879 3890 10874 3915 10880 3915 10922
TIME...MOT...LOC 2257Z 227DEG 44KT 3920 10907 3920 10874 3895 10868
3865 10872

$$

LARRY



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