Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
554 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

NCZ073-074-222245-
STANLY NC-MONTGOMERY NC-
554 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF EASTERN STANLY AND
WESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 553 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR BADIN LAKE...MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAIN AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBEMARLE...BADIN LAKE...NORWOOD...BADIN...MOUNT GILEAD...
MORROW MOUNTAIN STATE PARK...ELDORADO...
LAKE TILLERY AND UWHARRIE HAVEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
55 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN A FEW 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
STANDING WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND
USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3547 8018 3547 7998 3519 7992 3519 8024
      3520 8025
TIME...MOT...LOC 2153Z 001DEG 7KT 3538 8009

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