Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
827 PM PDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NVZ004-005-040400-
WESTERN NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE INCLUDING PYRAMID LAKE NV-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY NV-
827 PM PDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...FREQUENT DANGEROUS LIGHTNING FROM GERLACH TO THE BLACK ROCK
DESERT...

AT 824 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES NORTH OF GERLACH...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

IN ADDITION TO FREQUENT DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...WIND GISTS UP TO 40
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO
MOVE ACROSS THE BLACK ROCK DESERT THROUGH 9 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GERLACH-EMPIRE AND GRANITE PEAK.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4098 11933 4096 11933 4096 11925 4092 11908
      4071 11917 4065 11930 4079 11961 4102 11948
TIME...MOT...LOC 0324Z 128DEG 24KT 4077 11930

$$

MJD



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