Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
750 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

COZ089-093-095-097-240245-
CROWLEY COUNTY CO-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY CO-
WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY CO-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY CO-
750 PM MDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN KIOWA...EASTERN
OTERO...CROWLEY AND BENT COUNTIES UNTIL 845 PM MDT...

AT 750 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 MILES NORTH OF ORDWAY TO 8 MILES SOUTH OF LA
JUNTA. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 30 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LA JUNTA...NORTH LA JUNTA...ROCKY FORD...LAS ANIMAS...ORDWAY...
SWINK...SUGAR CITY...CHERAW...HASWELL...JOHN MARTIN RESERVOIR...
HIGBEE...BLUE LAKE...HASTY...ARLINGTON...CADDOA AND FORT LYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 3851 10300 3765 10275 3765 10369 3851 10392
TIME...MOT...LOC 0150Z 250DEG 26KT 3842 10376 3785 10358

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LW



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