Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
519 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

NCZ083-084-182215-
Richmond NC-Anson NC-
519 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

...A cluster of strong thunderstorms with mostly small hail will
affect portions of Richmond and southern Anson Counties Until 615 PM
EDT...

At 515 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms near Wadesboro, moving east at 25 mph.

Dime size hail will be possible with these storms. The hail may
briefly accumulate on the ground.

Locations impacted include...
Rockingham, Wadesboro, Hamlet, Hoffman, Polkton, Ellerbe, Dobbins
Heights, Lilesville, Morven and Diggs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3495 8029 3503 8022 3511 7958 3508 7958
      3500 7956 3499 7957 3494 7959 3491 7956
      3486 7962 3482 7963 3482 7965 3481 7968
      3485 8020
TIME...MOT...LOC 2115Z 266DEG 22KT 3494 8030

$$

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