Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
455 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

NCZ039-040-075-076-042145-
RANDOLPH NC-LEE NC-CHATHAM NC-MOORE NC-
455 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEASTERN RANDOLPH...SOUTHWESTERN LEE...SOUTHWESTERN CHATHAM AND
NORTHERN MOORE COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM EDT...

AT 454 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF NORTH CAROLINA ZOO TO 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GOLDSTON TO
NEAR SANFORD...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH... HEAVY RAIN... AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SANFORD...CARTHAGE...SEAGROVE...WHISPERING PINES...ROBBINS...VASS...
CAMERON...HARPERS CROSSROADS...TRAMWAY AND GLENDON.

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 THESE STORMS.
TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND.

&&

LAT...LON 3568 7968 3558 7946 3553 7918 3526 7922
      3528 7955 3535 7973 3551 7977 3551 7981
TIME...MOT...LOC 2054Z 014DEG 8KT 3558 7965 3551 7949 3549 7927

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