Strong Thunderstorms Possible

If you’re reading this, consider finish reading and turn off your computer for 20-30 minutes until the system blows through.

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1235 PM PST WED MAR 6 2019

CAZ019-067-069-062100-
Northern San Joaquin Valley-Motherlode-West Slope Northern Sierra
Nevada-
1235 PM PST WED MAR 6 2019

…A LINE A OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WESTERN
TUOLUMNE…EAST CENTRAL STANISLAUS AND CENTRAL CALAVERAS COUNTIES…

At 1229 PM PST, a line of strong thunderstorm from near Keystone
northeast to Sonora to Denair, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Half inch hail is possible with this storm along with heavy rain.

Locations impacted include…
Sonora, Calaveras Big Trees SP, La Grange, Pinecrest, Keystone, Long
Barn, Tuttletown, Vallecito, Jupiter, Springfield, Chinese Camp,
Dorrington, Avery, Forest Meadows, Copperopolis, Tuolumne City,
Phoenix Lake-Cedar, Mi-Wuk Village, Twain Harte and Mono Vista.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

(For what it’s worth, I think this storm has missed our locale.)

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