A Tornado WHERE?
Posted in Strangeness
First dog watch, 1 bell (4:33 pm)

For Coeur d'Alene via National Weather Service:

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 515 PM PDT
for northeastern Spokane... northwestern Kootenai... southeastern Pend
Oreille and southwestern Bonner counties...

At 423 PM PDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar continued to
indicate a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size
hail... and destructive winds in excess of 70 mph. This storm was
located near Oldtown... or near Newport... moving south at 15 mph.

Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to
Blanchard and Spirit Lake.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Doppler radar has indicated some weak rotation within this storm.
While not immediately likely... a tornado may still develop. If a
tornado is spotted... act quickly and move to a place of safety in a
sturdy structure... such as a basement or small interior room.

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Happy Birthday Tess and Trevor
Posted in Warm and Fuzzy
Afternoon watch, 8 bells (4:15 pm)

Today is my sister-in-law Tess's birthday. It's also her son Trevor's birthday. Happy birthday, guys!

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