Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
355 PM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016

COZ008-010-282245-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS CO-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN CO-
355 PM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN EAGLE COUNTY UNTIL
445 PM MDT...

AT 354 PM MDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM NEAR VAIL...OR 57 MILES EAST OF GLENWOOD
SPRINGS...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND SIGNIFICANT HAIL ACCUMULATION WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. AT LEAST 2 INCH ACCUMULATION OF PEA SIZE
HAIL HAS BEEN REPORTED WITH THIS STORM OVER VAIL PASS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
AVON...VAIL...MINTURN...REDCLIFF...EDWARDS...EAGLE-VAIL AND DOWD.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... INTERSTATE 70 NEAR MILE
MARKERS BETWEN 167 AND 189.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 6 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 171 AND 175.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3960 10621 3956 10621 3956 10620 3953 10621
      3955 10624 3953 10626 3950 10625 3947 10630
      3970 10663 3985 10643 3977 10639 3975 10637
      3976 10634 3968 10626 3968 10624 3966 10624
      3965 10618 3961 10618
TIME...MOT...LOC 2154Z 139DEG 15KT 3962 10626

$$

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