Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS82 KRAH 230148 SPSRAH SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 948 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016 NCZ040-041-076-077-230245- WAKE NC-LEE NC-CHATHAM NC-HARNETT NC- 948 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016 ...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN WAKE...LEE...CENTRAL CHATHAM AND NORTHWESTERN HARNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 1045 PM EDT... AT 946 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES WEST OF CARY TO GOLDSTON. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTH AT 20 MPH. PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. HEAVY RAIN AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...SANFORD...FUQUAY- VARINA...ANGIER...GOLDSTON...HOLLY SPRINGS AND BROADWAY. 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. THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RALEIGH. && LAT...LON 3561 7859 3552 7871 3551 7869 3550 7871 3534 7926 3540 7929 3543 7933 3547 7936 3551 7934 3552 7935 3552 7938 3563 7941 3585 7890 TIME...MOT...LOC 0146Z 350DEG 16KT 3575 7897 3560 7932 $$ ELLIS

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