Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
812 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

NCZ041-042-077-311315-
JOHNSTON NC-WAKE NC-HARNETT NC-
812 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

...AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN
HARNETT...WESTERN JOHNSTON...AND EASTERN WAKE COUNTIES UNTIL 855 AM
EDT...

AT 810 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF HEAVY RAIN NEAR ANGIER...OR 7 MILES EAST OF LILLINGTON...
MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH. RADAR-ESTIMATED RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO
INCHES PER HOUR HAVE BEEN OBSERVED WITH THIS AREA OF HEAVY RAIN.
WIND GUSTS TO 30 MPH ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RALEIGH...LILLINGTON...GARNER...FUQUAY-VARINA...CLAYTON...ZEBULON...
ANGIER...BENSON...KNIGHTDALE AND WENDELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE
EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3535 7853 3537 7883 3594 7867 3585 7832
TIME...MOT...LOC 1210Z 195DEG 33KT 3543 7868

$$

KDS


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