Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
500 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCC001-037-135-032130-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0069.000000T0000Z-160503T2130Z/
CHATHAM NC-ORANGE NC-ALAMANCE NC-
500 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EDT
FOR NORTH CENTRAL CHATHAM...SOUTHWESTERN ORANGE AND SOUTHEASTERN
ALAMANCE COUNTIES...

AT 459 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF
SILER CITY...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
         ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PITTSBORO...CARRBORO...SUTPHIN...BYNUM...SAXAPAHAW...CANE CREEK RESERVOIR
AND SNOW CAMP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
RALEIGH.

CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING
KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 3605 7904 3562 7920 3582 7944 3597 7940
TIME...MOT...LOC 2059Z 285DEG 27KT 3585 7937

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

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