Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
518 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

ORZ049-502-503-060115-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON OR-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON OR-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY OR-
518 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL UNION AND EAST CENTRAL
UMATILLA COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM PDT...

AT 517 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES SOUTH OF HILGARD...OR 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LA GRANDE...MOVING
NORTH AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LA GRANDE...ELGIN...ISLAND CITY...IMBLER...SUMMERVILLE...HILGARD...KAMELA...
STARKEY AND EASTERN UMATILLA RESERVATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 4551 11780 4552 11784 4548 11791 4543 11792
      4540 11787 4511 11806 4517 11844 4566 11837
      4558 11777
TIME...MOT...LOC 0017Z 195DEG 18KT 4525 11820

$$

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