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Special Statement

Statement as of 9:09 PM MDT on August 29, 2015


... Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph affecting
northwestern Teton... Jefferson... Madison... Bingham... northwestern
power... southeastern Blaine... northwestern Bannock... Clark...
southeastern Butte... northwestern Bonneville and southern Fremont
counties until 1015 PM MDT...

At 907 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16
miles northwest of Springfield... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Idaho Falls... Rexburg... Blackfoot... Rigby... Ashton... DuBois...
Terreton... Goshen... Marysville... Lorenzo... Ririe Reservoir... eastern
American Falls Reservoir... Ammon... Shelley... Iona... Sugar City...
Ucon... Menan... Teton and Ririe.

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 4293 11227 4304 11321 4423 11293 4423 11281
      4441 11282 4430 11109 4420 11109
time... Mot... loc 0307z 216deg 27kt 4318 11300


Gk


909 PM MDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph affecting
northwestern Teton... Jefferson... Madison... Bingham... northwestern
power... southeastern Blaine... northwestern Bannock... Clark...
southeastern Butte... northwestern Bonneville and southern Fremont
counties until 1015 PM MDT...

At 907 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16
miles northwest of Springfield... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Idaho Falls... Rexburg... Blackfoot... Rigby... Ashton... DuBois...
Terreton... Goshen... Marysville... Lorenzo... Ririe Reservoir... eastern
American Falls Reservoir... Ammon... Shelley... Iona... Sugar City...
Ucon... Menan... Teton and Ririe.

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 4293 11227 4304 11321 4423 11293 4423 11281
      4441 11282 4430 11109 4420 11109
time... Mot... loc 0307z 216deg 27kt 4318 11300


Gk


909 PM MDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph affecting
northwestern Teton... Jefferson... Madison... Bingham... northwestern
power... southeastern Blaine... northwestern Bannock... Clark...
southeastern Butte... northwestern Bonneville and southern Fremont
counties until 1015 PM MDT...

At 907 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16
miles northwest of Springfield... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Idaho Falls... Rexburg... Blackfoot... Rigby... Ashton... DuBois...
Terreton... Goshen... Marysville... Lorenzo... Ririe Reservoir... eastern
American Falls Reservoir... Ammon... Shelley... Iona... Sugar City...
Ucon... Menan... Teton and Ririe.

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 4293 11227 4304 11321 4423 11293 4423 11281
      4441 11282 4430 11109 4420 11109
time... Mot... loc 0307z 216deg 27kt 4318 11300


Gk

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:39 PM MDT on August 29, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this
evening for gusty winds and low humidity for southeast Idaho fire
weather zones 410 and 413 below 5000 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zone 410 and fire weather zone
413 below 5000 feet.

* Wind... south to southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to
45 mph at mid and upper slopes. 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to
35 mph at lower elevations.

* Humidity... 15 to 25 percent.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms are possible with
gusts over 45 mph.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. Fires may experience
rapid rates of growth. Please advise the appropriate officials or
fire crews in the field of the red flag warning for portions of
southeast Idaho.





Record Report

Statement as of 7:40 PM EDT on August 29, 2015

record event report National Weather Service Pocatello ID 0531 PM
MDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Record high temperature set at Pocatello ID...

a record high temperature of 97 degrees was set at Pocatello ID today.
This ties the old record of 97 set in 1990.



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