American Falls, ID (83211)

9:49 PM MDT on August 29, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Location: American Falls, ID
Elevation: 4297 ft
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Elev 4297 ft 42.78 °N, 112.88 °W | Updated 1 hour ago

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Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
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UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 9.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KPIH 300253Z 11005KT 10SM TS BKN120 21/13 A2988 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N RAE17 SLP062 TS ALL QUADS MOVE MOV NE P0002 60002 T02060128 58013
Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 9.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KPIH 300253Z 11005KT 10SM TS BKN120 21/13 A2988 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N RAE17 SLP062 TS ALL QUADS MOVE MOV NE P0002 60002 T02060128 58013

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Special Statement
Statement as of 9:33 PM MDT on August 29, 2015

... Winds in excess of 40 mph for southwestern Bingham... northeastern
power and northwestern Bannock counties until 1000 PM MDT...

At 931 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
southwest of the Pocatello Airport moving northeast at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Pocatello... American Falls Reservoir... Chubbuck... Pocatello Airport
and Fort Hall Bannock creek Lodge.

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 4272 11256 4283 11286 4298 11274 4292 11226
time... Mot... loc 0331z 180deg 0kt 4285 11257

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933 PM MDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Winds in excess of 40 mph for southwestern Bingham... northeastern
power and northwestern Bannock counties until 1000 PM MDT...

At 931 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
southwest of the Pocatello Airport moving northeast at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Pocatello... American Falls Reservoir... Chubbuck... Pocatello Airport
and Fort Hall Bannock creek Lodge.

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 4272 11256 4283 11286 4298 11274 4292 11226
time... Mot... loc 0331z 180deg 0kt 4285 11257

Tw


912 PM MDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Wind gusts up to 50 mph for northeastern Cassia... southwestern
Bingham... northwestern power... southeastern Blaine and southeastern
Minidoka counties until 945 PM MDT...

At 911 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Lake Walcott moving northeast at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lake Walcott... Aberdeen... cold water rest area... Interstate 84 and 86
Junction... Yale rest area and Pilar Butte.

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 4297 11275 4244 11323 4252 11360 4303 11321
time... Mot... loc 0311z 180deg 0kt 4260 11337


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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


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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


908 PM MDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph affecting east central
Cassia and central power counties until 945 PM MDT...

At 908 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Rockland... moving northeast at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
American Falls... Neeley... western American Falls Reservoir... Rockland
and Massacre Rocks.

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 4238 11305 4244 11322 4285 11289 4272 11257
time... Mot... loc 0308z 212deg 48kt 4258 11296


Tw

908 PM MDT Sat Aug 29 2015

... Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph affecting east central
Cassia and central power counties until 945 PM MDT...

At 908 PM MDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Rockland... moving northeast at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
American Falls... Neeley... western American Falls Reservoir... Rockland
and Massacre Rocks.

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 4238 11305 4244 11322 4285 11289 4272 11257
time... Mot... loc 0308z 212deg 48kt 4258 11296


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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.