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WWUS86 KMFR 290830  
SPSMFR  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
130 AM PDT FRI MAY 29 2020  
 
ORZ027-030-290900-  
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND  
WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-  
130 AM PDT FRI MAY 29 2020  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EASTERN DOUGLAS AND NORTHWESTERN  
KLAMATH COUNTIES...  
 
AT 129 AM PDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR HIGHWAY 138  
DIAMOND LAKE SUMMIT, OR 13 MILES NORTH OF CRATER LAKE, MOVING  
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH TOWARD DIAMOND LAKE AND CHEMULT.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
EAST LEMOLO CAMPGROUND, HIGHWAY 138 DIAMOND LAKE SUMMIT, DIAMOND  
LAKE, BROKEN ARROW CAMPGROUND, CLEARWATER FALLS RECREATION SITE,  
DIGIT POINT CAMPGROUND AT MILLER LAKE, THIELSEN VIEW CAMPGROUND, WALT  
HARING SNOW PARK AND CHEMULT.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
US 97 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 200 AND 206.  
HIGHWAY 230 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 17 AND 23.  
HIGHWAY 138 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 69 AND 97.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY CAUSE  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
PERSONS IN CAMPGROUNDS SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING STURDY SHELTER UNTIL  
THIS STORM PASSES.  
 
LAT...LON 4297 12204 4298 12227 4334 12224 4326 12168  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0829Z 203DEG 22KT 4309 12209  
 

 
 
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