Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
433 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ073>075-083-084-022130-
RICHMOND   NC-ANSON   NC-STANLY   NC-MOORE   NC-MONTGOMERY   NC-
433 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

 ...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS
OF RICHMOND...ANSON...SOUTHERN STANLY...WESTERN MOORE AND MONTGOMERY
COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 432 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS NEAR ANSONVILLE...OR 9 MILES NORTH OF WADESBORO...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBEMARLE...SOUTHERN PINES...ROCKINGHAM...WADESBORO...TROY...PINEHURST...
ABERDEEN...BISCOE...ANSONVILLE AND HOFFMAN.

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.

THIS STORM 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3525 8046 3551 7977 3551 7956 3510 7940
      3504 7946 3499 7957 3496 7959 3493 7957
      3485 8032 3519 8028 3517 8035 3518 8037
      3517 8039 3516 8044 3519 8051
TIME...MOT...LOC 2032Z 243DEG 15KT 3510 8003

$$

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