Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
825 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

CAZ071-020400-
LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES CA-
825 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS NEAR WESTWOOD...

AT 823 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER AND NEAR WESTWOOD...OR 15 MILES
EAST OF CHESTER... MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WESTWOOD...CA 36 AT PLUMAS-LASSEN CO LINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 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.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER OR FLOODING BY POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK OR
TWITTER. SEARCH FOR `NWS RENO`. PICTURES AND VIDEOS ARE VERY HELPFUL.

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LAT...LON 4036 12105 4039 12086 4025 12084 4022 12100
      4023 12101 4023 12104 4026 12106 4034 12107
TIME...MOT...LOC 0323Z 091DEG 14KT 4031 12094

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