Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
241 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

NCZ084-021930-
RICHMOND-
241 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
RICHMOND COUNTY UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

AT 240 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCKINGHAM...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...DOBBINS HEIGHTS...DIGGS AND EAST ROCKINGHAM.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3481 7992 3482 7991 3486 7990 3486 7988
      3490 7985 3493 7986 3495 7987 3498 7987
      3499 7988 3506 7983 3491 7960 3480 7971
TIME...MOT...LOC 1840Z 215DEG 14KT 3485 7984

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