Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
542 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

NCZ008-009-052245-
VANCE NC-GRANVILLE NC-
542 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF VANCE AND
NORTHERN GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 541 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES WEST
OF OXFORD TO NEAR KITTRELL...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HENDERSON...OXFORD...KITTRELL...STOVALL...MIDDLEBURG...SOUTH
HENDERSON...OAK HILL...GILLBURG...DREWRY 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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
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 3645 7830 3632 7828 3624 7834 3623 7838
      3617 7841 3616 7842 3616 7846 3618 7849
      3616 7850 3631 7880 3654 7866 3654 7845
TIME...MOT...LOC 2141Z 206DEG 17KT 3633 7870 3619 7843

$$

KRD


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