NWS: Strong thunderstorm hitting in Lake County

Lake County, Ore. – The National Weather Service said a strong thunderstorm will affect Lake County and eastern Klamath County Wednesday.

A special weather statement from the agency said a thunderstorm 36 miles north of Lakeview is moving north at 10 miles-per-hour.

NWS reports winds in excess of 30 miles-per-hour and pea-size hail are possible with this storm.

Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning strikes were occurring as of 2:28 p.m.

According to experts, lightning can strike 10 miles away from the active storm-area. They advise the public to seek shelter inside a large building or vehicle.

NWS said the storm may intensify.

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