Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
545 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ008-009-022230-
VANCE   NC-GRANVILLE   NC-
545 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN VANCE AND
NORTHERN GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

AT 545 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
OXFORD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OXFORD...STOVALL...SATTERWHITE POINT MARINA...DABNEY...STEELE CREEK
MARINA & CAMPGROUND...KERR LAKE...BULLOCKSVILLE...JOHN H KERR RESERVOIR
AND TUNGSTEN.

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.

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 3646 7831 3628 7855 3637 7875 3654 7869
      3654 7832
TIME...MOT...LOC 2145Z 237DEG 18KT 3638 7860

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