Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
619 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

NCZ038>040-073>075-182330-
MONTGOMERY-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-MOORE-DAVIDSON-STANLY-
619 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
MONTGOMERY...SOUTHERN RANDOLPH...SOUTHWESTERN CHATHAM...NORTHWESTERN
MOORE...SOUTHEASTERN DAVIDSON AND NORTHEASTERN STANLY COUNTIES UNTIL
730 PM EDT...

AT 619 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
ASHEBORO TO 11 MILES WEST OF SEAGROVE TO 13 MILES NORTH OF PLYLER...
AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ASHEBORO...ALBEMARLE...TROY...NORTH CAROLINA ZOO...BADIN LAKE...
BISCOE...GOLDSTON...SEAGROVE...BADIN AND DENTON.

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 3551 8018 3558 8021 3563 8026
      3569 8007 3573 7974 3565 7909 3555 7921
      3557 7924 3553 7927 3556 7929 3554 7932
      3553 7931 3552 7935 3546 7935 3540 7942
      3526 8006 3544 8034
TIME...MOT...LOC 2219Z 295DEG 22KT 3571 7971 3561 7997 3555 8036

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