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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 1:26 PM PDT Jun. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northeastern Grant County in northeastern Oregon...

* until 215 PM PDT

* at 124 PM PDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over John Day,
moving northeast at 35 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
John Day, Prairie City, Canyon City, Granite, Bates and Greenhorn.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 4447 11913 4494 11891 4485 11831 4477 11828
      4474 11830 4474 11838 4472 11842 4473 11845
      4471 11847 4470 11852 4467 11850 4464 11837
      4462 11834 4429 11894
time... Mot... loc 2024z 239deg 49kt 4445 11892

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Special Statement
Issued: 1:15 PM PDT Jun. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Several strong thunderstorms will affect southeastern
Morrow... southern Umatilla... southwestern Wallowa... Union and Grant
counties...

At 112 PM PDT, several strong thunderstorms have rapidly developed
over northeastern Oregon. These storms are moving northeast at 30
mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
La Grande, John Day, Union, Island city, Prairie City, Wallowa,
Canyon City, Cove, Mount Vernon, Imbler, Lostine, Seneca, Long Creek,
Ukiah, Dayville, Summerville, Monument, Granite, Lehman Hot Springs.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is likely. Lightning can strike
10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a
building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 4529 11937 4566 11733 4499 11763 4499 11777
      4507 11787 4499 11797 4504 11814 4495 11825
      4487 11822 4483 11832 4475 11828 4470 11852
      4459 11830 4426 11850 4425 11823 4404 11823
      4405 11882 4396 11882 4396 11974
time... Mot... loc 2012z 240deg 49kt 4440 11891


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115 PM PDT Mon Jun 26 2017

... Several strong thunderstorms will affect southeastern
Morrow... southern Umatilla... southwestern Wallowa... Union and Grant
counties...

At 112 PM PDT, several strong thunderstorms have rapidly developed
over northeastern Oregon. These storms are moving northeast at 30
mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
La Grande, John Day, Union, Island city, Prairie City, Wallowa,
Canyon City, Cove, Mount Vernon, Imbler, Lostine, Seneca, Long Creek,
Ukiah, Dayville, Summerville, Monument, Granite, Lehman Hot Springs.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is likely. Lightning can strike
10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a
building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 4529 11937 4566 11733 4499 11763 4499 11777
      4507 11787 4499 11797 4504 11814 4495 11825
      4487 11822 4483 11832 4475 11828 4470 11852
      4459 11830 4426 11850 4425 11823 4404 11823
      4405 11882 4396 11882 4396 11974
time... Mot... loc 2012z 240deg 49kt 4440 11891


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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 9:07 AM PDT Jun. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM PDT this
evening for thunderstorms producing abundant lightning and gusty
outflow winds...

* affected areas... in Oregon... fire weather zones 640 and 644.

* Timing... thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and increase
in coverage after 4 PM.

* Lightning activity level... 4 which means abundant lightning is
expected.

* Precipitation... storms will initially bring little
precipitation but will gradually become wet with some storms
producing moderate downpours.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
in The Grasses and shrubs. 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. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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