Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
528 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

WAZ032-033-035-230130-
UPPER COLUMBIA BASIN WA-LOWER GARFIELD AND ASOTIN COUNTIES WA-
WASHINGTON PALOUSE WA-
528 PM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN GARFIELD...SOUTHEASTERN
LINCOLN...EASTERN ADAMS AND SOUTHWESTERN WHITMAN COUNTIES UNTIL 630
PM PDT...

AT 527 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 MILES EAST OF RITZVILLE
TO NEAR POMEROY...AND MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RITZVILLE...POMEROY...ENDICOTT...WASHTUCNA...LAMONT...DODGE...PAHA...
WINONA...PACKARD...MARCELLUS...REVERE...PIZZRO...HAY...MAYVIEW...
DUSTY...WAWAWAI...RIPARIA...TOKIO...ALMOTA AND LA CROSSE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4647 11774 4647 11786 4662 11785 4658 11790
      4659 11802 4655 11817 4659 11821 4662 11820
      4673 11825 4674 11836 4726 11875 4727 11792
      4659 11723 4638 11769
TIME...MOT...LOC 0027Z 079DEG 17KT 4721 11805 4644 11749

$$

RP


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