Action Recommended

Take shelter in place or per instructions

Issued By

Grand Junction – CO, US, National Weather Service

Description

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northwestern Delta County in west central Colorado… North central Mesa County in west central Colorado…

Until 630 PM MDT.

At 559 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles east of Palisade, or 19 miles east of Grand Junction, moving west at 20 mph.

HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

Locations impacted include… Palisade, Orchard Mesa, and Grand Junction.

This includes the following highways… Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 30 and 54. U.S. Highway 50 in Colorado near mile marker 32, and between mile markers 34 and 51. Colorado 65 between mile markers 30 and 61. Colorado 141 between mile markers 148 and 162.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

HAIL…1.00IN; WIND…70MPH

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