Strong Thunderstorm With Funnel Cloud Spotted Inbound To Klamath County

..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN SISKIYOU AND SOUTH

CENTRAL KLAMATH COUNTIES…

AT 225 PM PDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER LOWER KLAMATH

WILDLIFE REFUGE, OR 14 MILES SOUTH OF KLAMATH FALLS, MOVING NORTH AT

10 MPH.

KLAMATH FALLS AIRPORT TOWER HAS REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD WITH THIS

STORM. OTHERWISE, WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE

POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

KLAMATH FALLS, MERRILL, MILLER ISLAND KLAMATH WILDLIFE AREA, MIDLAND,

LOWER KLAMATH WILDLIFE REFUGE, MOORE PARK, OLENE, WORDEN AND

ALTAMONT.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

US 97 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 273 AND 290.

KLAMATH-LAKEVIEW HIGHWAY 140 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 3 AND

13.

LAKE OF THE WOODS HIGHWAY 140 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 64 AND

68.

HIGHWAY 66 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 55 AND 59.

HIGHWAY 39 IN OREGON BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.

CONDITIONS IN THE ATMOSPHERE ARE SUCH THAT WEAK, BRIEF FUNNELS MAY

FORM THIS AFTERNOON. THEY USUALLY DEVELOP BENEATH SHOWERS OR WEAK

THUNDERSTORMS WHEN THE AIR ALOFT IS ESPECIALLY COLD.

THESE FUNNELS ARE USUALLY HARMLESS, BUT ON RARE OCCASIONS CAN BRIEFLY

TOUCH DOWN AND CAUSE WIND GUSTS OVER 50 MPH. IF A FUNNEL APPROACHES

YOUR LOCATION, MOVE INDOORS.

PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IF YOU SEE A FUNNEL.

LAT…LON 4192 12165 4196 12189 4226 12186 4220 12150

TIME…MOT…LOC 2125Z 192DEG 9KT 4202 12176

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