Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
259 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

COZ001>004-007-013-230930-
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR CO-FLAT TOPS CO-
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN CO-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS CO-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN CO-ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS CO-
259 AM MDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL MOFFAT...CENTRAL RIO
BLANCO AND CENTRAL GARFIELD COUNTIES UNTIL 330 AM MDT...

AT 257 AM MDT...IR SATELLITE WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 24
MILES WEST OF CRAIG...MOVING NORTH AT 45 MPH.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. ADDITIONALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THIS STORM PASSES OVER THE AREA.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CRAIG...MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...JUNIPER SPRINGS...LAY...GREAT DIVIDE...
POWDER WASH...SUNBEAM...MAYBELL...ELK SPRINGS...AXIAL...LOYD...
HAMILTON AND FORTIFICATION.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4097 10731 3960 10786 3972 10866 4100 10837
TIME...MOT...LOC 0857Z 194DEG 82KT 4063 10800

$$

LARRY



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