Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
508 PM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

COZ001-003-UTZ024-025-312345-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS CO-LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN CO-
TAVAPUTS PLATEAU UT-EASTERN UINTA BASIN UT-
508 PM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN RIO BLANCO AND
SOUTHEASTERN UINTAH COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM MDT...

AT 507 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 39
MILES SOUTHWEST OF RANGELY...OR 47 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FORT
DUCHESNE...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN RIO
BLANCO AND SOUTHEASTERN UINTAH COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3961 10942 3987 10945 3998 10889 3961 10883
TIME...MOT...LOC 2307Z 264DEG 17KT 3972 10934

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PF



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