Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1141 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NCZ073-230445-
STANLY-
1141 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF STANLY COUNTY UNTIL
1245 AM EDT...

AT 1140 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10 MILES WEST OF PLYLER...OR 15 MILES WEST OF
ALBEMARLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBEMARLE...BADIN LAKE...PLYLER...LOCUST...BADIN...OAKBORO...
STANFIELD...RICHFIELD...NEW LONDON AND FINGER.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3550 8030 3550 8018 3547 8016 3546 8011
      3540 8009 3539 8007 3515 8017 3517 8020
      3516 8021 3516 8023 3521 8025 3517 8035
      3518 8037 3517 8038 3517 8042 3516 8044
      3518 8051
TIME...MOT...LOC 0340Z 305DEG 15KT 3537 8047

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