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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
809 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

WAC005-013-021-071-050345-
/O.CON.KPDT.SV.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160505T0345Z/
FRANKLIN WA-BENTON WA-WALLA WALLA WA-COLUMBIA WA-
809 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM PDT
FOR FRANKLIN...BENTON...WALLA WALLA AND WESTERN COLUMBIA COUNTIES...

AT 805 PM PDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PLYMOUTH TO NEAR WALLA
WALLA...MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH. THESE WINDS WILL PUSH INTO THE TRI-
CITIES AREA AROUND 830 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KENNEWICK...PASCO...RICHLAND...WALLA WALLA...PROSSER...CONNELL...DAYTON...
WEST RICHLAND...GRANDVIEW...COLLEGE PLACE...BENTON CITY...WAITSBURG...
MESA...PRESCOTT...KAHLOTUS...STARBUCK...TURNER...SNAKE RIVER...ELTOPIA AND
GARRETT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE. THIS IS A VERY
DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!
&&

LAT...LON 4659 11821 4655 11816 4659 11801 4658 11790
      4662 11785 4647 11786 4647 11775 4604 11804
      4598 11981 4663 11981 4664 11963 4671 11953
      4671 11948 4668 11944 4668 11938 4671 11937
      4670 11823
TIME...MOT...LOC 0305Z 138DEG 27KT 4584 12002 4576 11892

$$

JS

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
746 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

ORC049-059-WAC005-013-021-071-050345-
/O.CON.KPDT.SV.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160505T0345Z/
UMATILLA OR-MORROW OR-FRANKLIN WA-BENTON WA-WALLA WALLA WA-
COLUMBIA WA-
746 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM PDT
FOR UMATILLA...NORTHERN MORROW...FRANKLIN...BENTON...WALLA WALLA AND
WESTERN COLUMBIA COUNTIES...

AT 741 PM PDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE
STORMS ARE LOCATED OVER NORTHERN UMATILLA AND MORROW COUNTIES. THE
WINDS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE WASHINGTON BORDER AND THE LOWER
COLUMBIA BASIN AND THE FOOTHILLS OF WASHINGTON OVER THE NEXT HOUR.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KENNEWICK...PASCO...RICHLAND...WALLA WALLA...HERMISTON...PENDLETON...
PROSSER...CONNELL...BOARDMAN...DAYTON...MEACHAM...WEST RICHLAND...
GRANDVIEW...COLLEGE PLACE...MILTON-FREEWATER...UMATILLA...BENTON CITY...
STANFIELD...IRRIGON AND PILOT ROCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...DEADLY
LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE. THIS IS A VERY
DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!

&&

LAT...LON 4659 11821 4655 11816 4659 11801 4658 11790
      4662 11785 4647 11786 4647 11775 4546 11832
      4547 11984 4663 11981 4664 11963 4671 11953
      4671 11948 4668 11944 4668 11938 4671 11937
      4670 11823
TIME...MOT...LOC 0241Z 138DEG 27KT 4561 11972 4553 11863

$$

JS

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