Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
509 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

NCZ023-024-040-232200-
Chatham NC-Alamance NC-Orange NC-
509 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN ALAMANCE...
SOUTHWESTERN ORANGE AND NORTHEASTERN CHATHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM
EDT...

At 509 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles northwest of Pittsboro, moving east at 5 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Heavy rain and minor flooding and deadly cloud to ground lightning
will also be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Fearrington, Sutphin, Bynum and Lake Jordan.

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.

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 3589 7901 3573 7903 3578 7937 3589 7936
TIME...MOT...LOC 2109Z 283DEG 6KT 3583 7925

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