253  
WWUS85 KPSR 142255  
SPSPSR  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ  
355 PM MST THU SEP 14 2017  
 
AZZ547-549-556>558-562-563-150000-  
FOUNTAIN HILLS/EAST MESA AZ-SOUTHEAST GILA COUNTY AZ-TONTO BASIN AZ-  
MAZATZAL MOUNTAINS AZ-GLOBE/MIAMI AZ-RIO VERDE/SALT RIVER AZ-  
PINAL/SUPERSTITION MOUNTAINS AZ-  
355 PM MST THU SEP 14 2017  
   
..SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR GILA
 
MARICOPA AND PINAL  
COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM MST...  
 
AT 354 PM MST, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA STRONG  
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GOLDFIELD RANCH TO 10  
MILES NORTH OF SUPERIOR. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND MOTH BALL SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE  
WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ROUND VALLEY, SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN, BALLANTINE TRAILHEAD, SUNFLOWER,  
ROOSEVELT, PUNKIN CENTER, ROOSEVELT DAM AND LAKE AREA, SAGUARO LAKE,  
CANYON LAKE, TONTO BASIN, TONTO NATIONAL MONUMENT, GOLDFIELD RANCH,  
FOUR PEAKS, APACHE LAKE, SALT RIVER TUBING RECREATION AREA,  
AND TORTILLA FLAT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY, SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO  
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3391 11128 3380 11115 3376 11099 3364 11092  
3368 11084 3366 11078 3371 11073 3365 11061  
3338 11114 3358 11170 3397 11140  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2254Z 233DEG 28KT 3358 11159 3344 11116  
 

 
 
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