Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
953 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ021-022-038-030300-
GUILFORD   NC-DAVIDSON   NC-FORSYTH   NC-
953 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

 ...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS
OF GUILFORD...NORTHEASTERN DAVIDSON AND FORSYTH COUNTIES UNTIL 1100
PM EDT...

AT 953 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER WINSTON-SALEM...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

HEAVY RAIN AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AS STORMS
BEGIN TO TRAIN.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENSBORO...WINSTON-SALEM...HIGH POINT...THOMASVILLE...KERNERSVILLE...
CLEMMONS...BERMUDA RUN...HUNTSVILLE...MCLEANSVILLE AND LEWISVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 8050 3614 8044 3621 8045 3622 8043
      3626 8045 3624 7953 3590 7954 3592 8004
      3590 8005 3590 8037 3596 8038 3606 8046
      3604 8049 3608 8052
TIME...MOT...LOC 0153Z 273DEG 20KT 3611 8030

$$

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