Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
609 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017

NCZ007-008-212315-
Person NC-Granville NC-
609 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PERSON AND NORTHERN
GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

At 608 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from near South Boston to
Blanch. Movement was southeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph will be possible with these storms.

Heavy rain and minor flooding and deadly cloud to ground lightning
will also be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Roxboro, Concord, Stovall, Bethel Hill, Bushy Fork, Hyco Lake, Mayo
Reservoir, Hyco Marina and John H Kerr Reservoir.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as
45 mph are capable of knocking down tree limbs and blowing around
trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture and other light outdoor
objects.

Boaters on the open water and those camping outdoors are especially
vulnerable to the dangers of lightning. Seek harbor immediately and
find safe shelter in a nearby building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3651 7850 3644 7851 3625 7912 3628 7915
      3654 7914 3654 7846
TIME...MOT...LOC 2208Z 309DEG 21KT 3668 7892 3652 7931

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