Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1023 AM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

CAZ070-071-NVZ005-251845-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA CA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES CA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY NV-
1023 AM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

...MODERATE TO STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING EARLY...

AT 1019 AM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A SERIES OF
THUNDERSTORMS FORMING FROM LASSEN PEAK NORTHEAST THROUGH NORTHERN
WASHOE COUNTY. ONE STRONG THUNDERSTORM IS CURRENTLY 9 MILES SOUTH OF
TERMO. STORM MOTIONS WILL BE EASTWARD AT ABOUT 10 TO 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EAGLE LAKE...TERMO...SUSANVILLE...MADELINE...SPAULDING...ASPEN GROVE
CAMPGROUND...CRATER LAKE CAMPGROUND...BURNT LAKE...US 395 AT
LASSEN-MODOC CO LINE...EAGLE CAMPGROUND...JUNCTION CA 36 AND CA 44...
RAVENDALE...CHERRY MOUNTAIN...JUNCTION CA 139 AND CA 513...BLUE LAKE
CAMPGROUND...OBSERVATION PEAK...MAHOGANY MOUNTAIN...CHRISTIE
CAMPGROUND...MERRILL CAMPGROUND AND FOX MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF ON OR NEAR A LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR
INSIDE A VEHICLE. DON`T BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.
STRONG WIND GUSTS AND LIGHTNING POSE AN IMMEDIATE DANGER TO BOATERS.
GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE A RAPID INCREASE IN WAVE HEIGHTS WHICH MAY
CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS.

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. EXPECT PONDING OF
WATER ON ROADWAYS. IN AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN...MINOR ROCK SLIDES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRIVERS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND TURN ON THEIR HEADLIGHTS IF
ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAINS.

&&

LAT...LON 4101 12112 4118 12056 4118 12005 4127 12012
      4132 12011 4155 11932 4124 11930 4106 11933
      4102 11939 4039 12055 4038 12105 4045 12106
      4045 12123 4054 12123 4060 12132
TIME...MOT...LOC 1719Z 180DEG 0KT 4073 12040

$$

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