Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
349 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

349 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Locally heavy rainfall will occur with scattered strong
thunderstorms through this evening, and with an expanding area of
showers after 2 AM tonight. Minor street flooding may occur where
storms cross urban areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Moderate to heavy rain associated with showers and a few
thunderstorms is possible Tuesday and Wednesday, with storm total
rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches likely, with locally heavier
amounts probable. Flooding of low lying and urban areas is possible,
along with rapid rises on area creeks.

A few strong or severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon,
primarily along and east of I-95, and again Wednesday afternoon and
evening across most of central NC. The main severe weather hazards
will be damaging straight line winds and large hail.


Spotter activation may be needed Tuesday and Wednesday. Spotters are
encouraged to report rainfall amounts in excess of two inches.


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