Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
716 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ007-008-024-025-272345-
PERSON-DURHAM-ORANGE-GRANVILLE-
716 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
PERSON...DURHAM...ORANGE AND GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

AT 716 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES
NORTH OF OXFORD TO NEAR HILLSBOROUGH...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35
MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DURHAM...CHAPEL HILL...OXFORD...HILLSBOROUGH...CREEDMOOR...
CARRBORO...BUTNER...ROUGEMONT...STEM AND STOVALL.

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3613 7852 3609 7854 3604 7861 3608 7869
      3607 7875 3603 7875 3601 7870 3598 7871
      3588 7887 3588 7924 3623 7926 3624 7915
      3627 7915 3651 7852
TIME...MOT...LOC 2316Z 306DEG 32KT 3640 7859 3613 7909

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