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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
205 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

UTZ002-003-005-182030-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS UT-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT UT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS UT-
205 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN SALT LAKE...EAST
CENTRAL TOOELE AND SOUTHWESTERN DAVIS COUNTIES UNTIL 230 PM MDT...

AT 205 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR MAGNA...OR NEAR WEST VALLEY CITY...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 25 MPH.

PENNY TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SALT LAKE CITY...WEST VALLEY CITY...TOOELE...GRANTSVILLE...WEST
JORDAN...TAYLORSVILLE...STANSBURY PARK...KEARNS...OQUIRRH...MAGNA...
LAKE POINT...ERDA AND COPPERTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL 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.

THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF HAIL. HAIL
MAY ACCUMULATE ON AREA ROADS RESULTING IN DANGEROUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS.

&&

LAT...LON 4064 11195 4046 11230 4078 11256 4096 11214
TIME...MOT...LOC 2005Z 147DEG 21KT 4066 11211

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