Saturday, January 24, 2009

Weather alert: Severe thunderstorm - Butte County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... WEST CENTRAL BUTTE COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA... EAST CENTRAL GLENN COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA... * UNTIL 415 PM PST * AT 336 PM PST... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZE HAIL.THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BUTTE CITY...OR ABOUT 11 MILES EAST OF WILLOWS...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH. * THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... CODORA 345 PM PST GLENN AT 350 PM PST

Instruction:
IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...HEAVY RAIN IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM AS WELL AS FREQUENT LIGHTNING. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

Area: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA

Affected Counties or parts of: Butte, Glenn

Sent: 2009-01-24T15:42:15-08:00
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