From the daily archives: Saturday, August 27, 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… EAST CENTRAL IMPERIAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA… THIS INCLUDES WINTERHAVEN AND MARTINEZ LAKE… WEST CENTRAL YUMA COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ARIZONA… THIS INCLUDES YUMA… SOMERTON… GADSDEN… FORTUNA FOOTHILLS…

* UNTIL 1100 PM MST/1100 PM PDT/

* AT 958 PM MST… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH… VERY HEAVY RAIN… AND SMALL HAIL. IN ADDITION… DENSE BLOWING DUST WILL ACCOMPANY THIS SEVERE STORM. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LIGURTA… OR 11 MILES EAST OF FORTUNA FOOTHILLS… AND MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO KINTER… BLAISDELL… ARABY… ANDRADE… SAN LUIS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH… PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SHELTER INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

 
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