Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
530 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ022-038-039-073-074-083-084-032230-
GUILFORD   NC-RICHMOND   NC-RANDOLPH   NC-DAVIDSON   NC-ANSON   NC-
STANLY   NC-MONTGOMERY   NC-
530 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF ANSON... CENTRAL
DAVIDSON... AND RANDOLPH COUNTIES THROUGH 615 PM...

AT 527 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR THOMASVILLE...OR 9 MILES EAST OF LEXINGTON...MOVING EAST AT 35
MPH. DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HIGH POINT...ASHEBORO...LEXINGTON...ALBEMARLE...WADESBORO...RANDLEMAN...
TROY...BADIN LAKE...NORTH CAROLINA ZOO AND THOMASVILLE.

ANOTHER STRONG STORM WAS MOVING INTO NORTHWEST ANSON COUNTY...
LOCATED OVER NEW SALEM. THIS STORM WILL AFFECT THE POLKTON AND
ANSONVILLE AREAS WITH HAIL AND WIND SHORTLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
50 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES AND
BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER
LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3531 8042 3550 8030 3551 8018 3558 8021
      3564 8029 3593 8019 3597 7955 3551 7971
      3551 7977 3541 7974 3494 7990 3499 8030
      3519 8028 3517 8035 3518 8037 3517 8039
      3517 8048 3518 8048
TIME...MOT...LOC 2127Z 270DEG 31KT 3584 8010

$$

PWB



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