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SPSFWD
Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
231 AM CDT Thu May 14 2020
TXZ100-101-116-140830-
Palo Pinto TX-Young TX-Jack TX231 AM CDT Thu May 14 2020
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN YOUNG…SOUTHWESTERN
JACK AND NORTHERN PALO PINTO COUNTIES UNTIL 330 AM CDT

At 230 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Possum Kingdom State Park, or 13 miles south of Graham, moving east at 30
mph.
Penny size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.
Locations impacted include…
Mineral Wells, Graham, Jacksboro, Graford, Bryson and Possum Kingdom
State Park.
LAT…LON 3323 9855 3327 9807 3276 9806 3275 9858
TIME…MOT…LOC 0730Z 262DEG 27KT 3290 9857

SVSFWD
Thunderstorm Statement
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
231 AM CDT Thu May 14 2020
TXZ100-101-116-140830-
/O.NEW.KFWD.TH.S.0001.200514T0630Z-200514T0830Z/
Palo Pinto TX-Young TX-Jack TX231 AM CDT Thu May 14 2020
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of Southeastern Young…
Southwestern Jack and Northern Palo Pinto Counties until 330 AM CDT…

At 230 AM CDT, doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Possum
Kingdom State Park, or 13 miles south of Graham, moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD…Penny-size hail and 50 mph winds.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible. Gusty winds could
knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects.

Locations impacted include…
Mineral Wells, Graham, Jacksboro, Bryson and Possum Kingdom State Park.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
&&
LAT…LON 3323 9855 3327 9807 3276 9806 3275 9858
TIME…MOT…LOC 0730Z 262DEG 27KT 3290 9857
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.75 IN
MAX WIND GUST…50 MPH

SPSCLE
Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
212 AM EDT Thu Jun 6 2019
OHZ010>014-020>023-089-PAZ001>003-060900-
Lorain-Cuyahoga-Lake-Geauga-Ashtabula Inland-Medina-SummitPortage-Trumbull-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-Southern
Erie-CrawfordIncluding the cities of Lorain, Cleveland, Mentor, Chardon,
Jefferson, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren, Ashtabula, Erie,
Edinboro, and Meadville
212 AM EDT Thu Jun 6 2019
…Areas of fog across the area overnight…
Areas of fog will be in place across the area overnight.
Most areas will have visibility of one half mile to one
mile. Localized areas of a quarter of a mile or less
visibility is possible. Motorists should use caution and be
ready for rapidly changing visibility

NPWCLE
Weather Message
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
212 AM EDT Thu Jun 6 2019
OHZ010>014-020>023-089-PAZ001>003-060900-
/O.NEW.KCLE.FG.S.0001.190606T0612Z-190606T1300Z/
Lorain-Cuyahoga-Lake-Geauga-Ashtabula Inland-Medina-SummitPortage-Trumbull-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-Southern ErieCrawfordIncluding the cities of Lorain, Cleveland, Mentor, Chardon,
Jefferson, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren, Ashtabula, Erie,
Edinboro, and Meadville
212 AM EDT Thu Jun 6 2019
…Areas of fog across the area overnight…WHAT…Areas of fog with visibility of one half mile to one mile.
Localized areas of a quarter of a mile or less.

  • WHAT…Areas of fog with visibility of one half mile to one mile.
    Localized areas of a quarter of a mile or less.
  • WHERE…Northeastern Ohio to Northwestern Pennsylvania
  • WHEN…Overnight and into the early morning
  • IMPACTS…Reduced visibility could make travel difficult
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
    Motorists should use caution and be ready for rapidly changing
    visibility.