Special Weather Statement...

posted Feb 15, 2011, 5:52 PM by smike@guemesfire.org
1033 AM PST TUE FEB 15 2011

..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE LOWLANDS OF
WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY...

THE AIR MASS IS COLD AND UNSTABLE AND WINDS ALOFT CONTAIN A GOOD
DEAL OF WIND SHEAR. THIS COMBINATION SUPPORTS THE FORMATION OF
ROTATING THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY PRODUCE COLD-AIR FUNNEL
CLOUDS...SMALL HAIL...AND WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH. THE COLD AND
UNSTABLE AIR WILL STREAM INTO THE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL BE MONITORING THE SITUATION
CLOSELY AS IT UNFOLDS AND WILL ISSUE STATEMENTS AND WARNINGS AS
NEEDED. WE ARE ACTIVATING THE SKYWARN SPOTTER NETWORK AT THIS TIME.
PLEASE CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IF YOU SEE UNUSUAL
CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY.
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