Prowers Bent Under Severe Wx Warning

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER CO
114 PM MDT THU MAY 17 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
  EXTREME NORTHEASTERN BENT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO…
  PROWERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO…

* UNTIL 200 PM MDT

* AT 108 PM MDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN
  EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
  LAMAR…AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
  LAMAR…GRANADA AND BRISTOL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH…
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.

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