Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
558 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

NCZ021-182300-
Forsyth NC-
558 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL FORSYTH COUNTY UNTIL 700
PM EDT...

At 558 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Huntsville, or 9 miles north of Mocksville, moving east at 10 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Heavy rain and deadly cloud to ground lightning will also be
possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Winston-Salem, Clemmons, Bermuda Run, Huntsville, Lewisville,
Walkertown, Pfafftown, Stanleyville and Sedge Garden.

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.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 8051 3612 8046 3614 8044 3615 8044
      3622 8017 3603 8015 3603 8021 3600 8022
      3600 8032 3597 8039 3599 8042 3601 8042
      3603 8045 3606 8046 3606 8047 3604 8049
      3605 8051 3609 8052
TIME...MOT...LOC 2158Z 262DEG 11KT 3603 8052

$$

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