Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
312 PM MST FRI AUG 28 2015

AZZ020-025-026-CAZ031-282315-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ AZ-SOUTHWEST DESERTS AZ-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY AZ-LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA CA-
312 PM MST FRI AUG 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN LA PAZ...NORTHWESTERN YUMA AND EAST CENTRAL IMPERIAL
  COUNTIES

UNTIL 415 PM MST/415 PM PDT/

AT 311 PM MST /311 PM PDT/...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A GROUP OF
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 11 MILES EAST OF MARTINEZ LAKE...MOVING SOUTH
AT 10 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM AS WELL AS
HEAVY RAIN...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND BLOWING DUST.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... MARTINEZ LAKE...YUMA PROVING
GROUND...KINTER...PALM CANYON...ROLL...AND U.S. HIGHWAY 95.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LOCALLY DENSE BLOWING DUST IS POSSIBLE.  IF YOU ENCOUNTER BLOWING
DUST WHILE DRIVING...PULL OVER AS FAR OFF THE ROADWAY AS POSSIBLE AND
PARK. TURN OFF YOUR HEADLIGHTS AND KEEP YOUR FOOT OFF THE BRAKE.

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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3342 11453 3342 11397 3274 11392 3271 11458
TIME...MOT...LOC 2211Z 347DEG 10KT 3294 11428

$$

CDEWEY



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