587  
WWUS85 KGJT 120056  
SPSGJT  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
656 PM MDT THU AUG 11 2022  
 
UTZ027>029-120130-  
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS UT-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT UT-  
CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES UT-  
656 PM MDT THU AUG 11 2022  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN GRAND  
COUNTY THROUGH 730 PM MDT...  
 
AT 655 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
SPANISH VALLEY, OR NEAR CASTLE VALLEY, MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS. MINOR DAMAGE TO OUTDOOR OBJECTS IS  
POSSIBLE.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MOAB...SPANISH VALLEY  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
U.S. HIGHWAY 191 IN UTAH BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 120 AND 128.  
UTAH 128 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 15.  
UTAH 279 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 12 AND 13.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM AND MAY LEAD TO  
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3854 10932 3847 10941 3857 10961 3872 10945  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0055Z 124DEG 11KT 3855 10944  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH  
 

 
 
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