Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1214 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

NCZ008>010-026-210515-
VANCE-WARREN-GRANVILLE-FRANKLIN-
1214 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF VANCE...WARREN...
CENTRAL GRANVILLE AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES UNTIL 115 AM EDT...

AT 1213 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR OXFORD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HENDERSON...OXFORD...LOUISBURG...WARRENTON...FRANKLINTON...NORLINA...
LITTLETON...KITTRELL...BUNN AND STOVALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 3652 7790 3645 7791 3584 7825 3630 7876
      3652 7860
TIME...MOT...LOC 0413Z 294DEG 21KT 3639 7856

$$

KRD



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