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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Jerome And Twin Falls Counties

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By Paul Johnson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOISE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN JEROME COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IDAHO...
CENTRAL TWIN FALLS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IDAHO...

* UNTIL 515 PM MDT

* AT 428 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES NORTH OF ROGERSON...OR
14 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TWIN FALLS...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
HOLLISTER AROUND 430 PM MDT.
MAGIC VALLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT AROUND 450 PM MDT.
TWIN FALLS...KIMBERLY AND ROCK CREEK AROUND 500 PM MDT.
HANSEN...EDEN...MURTAUGH AND MINIDOKA NATIONAL MONUMENT AROUND 510
PM MDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

WHEN SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE RELAY STORM REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN BOISE IDAHO VIA LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT...OR NWS
BOISE FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ACCOUNTS.


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