Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
322 PM PDT FRI JUL 22 2016

IDZ001-WAZ036-037-222300-
NORTHERN PANHANDLE ID-NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS WA-SPOKANE AREA WA-
322 PM PDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 318 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
SUNCREST...OR 18 MILES NORTHWEST OF SPOKANE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25
MPH.

HEAVY RAIN...HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DEER PARK...NEWPORT...SPIRIT LAKE...CHATTAROY...SUNCREST...OLDTOWN...
MILAN...TUM TUM...DIAMOND LAKE...MOUNT SPOKANE...CLAYTON...BLANCHARD
AND ELK.

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.

IF ON OR NEAR LOCAL LAKES GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR
INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

PERSONS IN CAMPGROUNDS SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING STURDY SHELTER UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 4778 11765 4794 11776 4821 11704 4797 11687
TIME...MOT...LOC 2218Z 243DEG 22KT 4789 11762

$$

TC



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