As of Thursday, July 23, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for west central Idaho County until 1:30 p.m. July 23. At 12:48 p.m. doppler radar tracked a strong thunderstorm over Grangeville moving northeast at 35 miles per hour. Pea size hail will be possible with this storm. Impacted locations include Grangeville and Fenn, and torrential rainfall may lead to flash flooding. Mud and rock slides are possible due to extreme runoff. This storm may intensify.
Update (4:01 p.m. Thursday): The National Weather Service issued a significant weather advisory for west central idaho county until 4:30 p.m. At 3:51 p.m. doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Grangeville moving northeast at 35 miles per hour. Pea size hail, heavy rain and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include Grangeville, Clearwater, Stites, Fenn and Harpster.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.