Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
427 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

IDC009-055-057-079-WAC063-075-232345-
/O.CON.KOTX.SV.W.0012.000000T0000Z-140723T2345Z/
KOOTENAI ID-SHOSHONE ID-BENEWAH ID-LATAH ID-WHITMAN WA-SPOKANE WA-
427 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM PDT
FOR KOOTENAI...WEST CENTRAL SHOSHONE...BENEWAH...NORTHWESTERN
LATAH...NORTHEASTERN WHITMAN AND SOUTHEASTERN SPOKANE COUNTIES...

AT 422 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL UP TO PING PONG BALL SIZE. THIS
STORM HAS SPLIT...WITH ONE CELL NEAR HARRISON AND THE OTHER CELL
NEAR ST JOE... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... COEUR D`ALENE...ST. MARIES...DALTON
GARDENS...KELLOGG...PINEHURST...SMELTERVILLE...
HARRISON...WARDNER...PARKLINE...FOURTH OF JULY PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS AND LARGE
HAIL. THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A
STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE COEUR D`ALENE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A 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. DON`T BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM!

&&

LAT...LON 4699 11657 4717 11722 4782 11689 4760 11599
TIME...MOT...LOC 2322Z 211DEG 53KT 4756 11644

$$

EK


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