Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
521 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

NCZ021-042215-
FORSYTH NC-
521 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF FORSYTH COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM EDT...

AT 520 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER WALNUT COVE...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL... HEAVY RAIN... DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING... AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WINSTON-SALEM...KERNERSVILLE...CLEMMONS...LEWISVILLE...WALKERTOWN...
RURAL HALL...BELEWS LAKE...BELEWS CREEK...SEDGE GARDEN AND PFAFFTOWN.

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.

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.
TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND.

&&

LAT...LON 3609 8048 3626 8029 3626 8004 3619 8004
      3603 8017 3602 8021 3600 8022 3600 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 2120Z 037DEG 13KT 3627 8012

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