Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
735 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

COZ003-006-007-310200-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS CO-GRAND VALLEY CO-
DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR CO-
735 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MESA AND
SOUTHWESTERN GARFIELD COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM MDT...

AT 733 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 8
MILES NORTHEAST OF FRUITA...OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF GRAND
JUNCTION...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

SPOTTERS HAVE REPORTED DIME SIZE HAIL...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30
MPH...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH THE PASSAGE OF
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRUITA...LOMA...AND MACK.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3908 10865 3925 10895 3953 10883 3967 10856
      3931 10824
TIME...MOT...LOC 0133Z 236DEG 24KT 3926 10866

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TGR



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