Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
514 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NCZ042-222200-
JOHNSTON-
514 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL JOHNSTON
COUNTY UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 510 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR CLAYTON...OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF
SMITHFIELD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

FREQUENT DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...
AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SMITHFIELD...CLAYTON...MICRO...SELMA...FOUR OAKS...PINE LEVEL...
PRINCETON AND COATS CROSSROADS.

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RESULT IN PONDING OF WATER ON
ROADWAYS. SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING...
ESPECIALLY ALONG THE INTERSTATE 95 CORRIDOR BETWEEN EXIT 79 AND EXIT
107.

&&

LAT...LON 3551 7864 3556 7865 3565 7854 3566 7844
      3552 7810 3527 7838
TIME...MOT...LOC 2110Z 316DEG 8KT 3561 7856

$$

VINCENT


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