Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in Effect

Kirkwood, CA…The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Alpine, Southeastern El Dorado, Northeastern Calaveras & Northeastern Amador Counties. Severe threat of Thunderstorms and quarter sized hail.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
423 PM PDT FRI SEP 8 2017

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
West central Alpine County in northern California…
Southeastern El Dorado County in northern California…
Northeastern Calaveras County in northern California…
Northeastern Amador County in northern California…

* Until 515 PM PDT

* At 422 PM PDT, severe thunderstorms were located near Kit Carson
and Bear Valley, moving northwest at 15 mph.

HAZARD…Quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Dangerous lighting and large hail.

* Locations impacted include…
Bear Valley, Lake Alpine, Tamarack, Kit Carson and Shriner Lake
Campground.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground
lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from
windows.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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