Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
142 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NCZ021-022-271815-
GUILFORD   NC-FORSYTH   NC-
142 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF WESTERN GUILFORD
AND EAST CENTRAL FORSYTH COUNTIES UNTIL 215 PM EDT...

AT 141 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
GREENSBORO...MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENSBORO...HIGH POINT...KERNERSVILLE...SUMMERFIELD...STOKESDALE...
JAMESTOWN...LAKE BRANDT...LAKE JEANETTE MARINA...
OAK HOLLOW MARINA AND COLFAX.

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...AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 3612 7968 3600 7971 3596 8005 3601 8004
      3602 8007 3623 8005
TIME...MOT...LOC 1741Z 096DEG 11KT 3607 7980

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