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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
738 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

NCZ008>011-025>027-041-042-280030-
WAKE NC-HALIFAX NC-VANCE NC-WARREN NC-GRANVILLE NC-NASH NC-DURHAM NC-
JOHNSTON NC-FRANKLIN NC-
738 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER NORTHERN WAKE... CENTRAL
FRANKLIN... AND NORTHERN NASH COUNTIES...

AT 732 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM WAKE FOREST AND KNIGHTDALE TO LOUISBURG
AND CASTALIA... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

THESE STORMS WERE PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN WITH RAINFALL RATES OF
NEARLY 2 INCHES PER HOUR. IN ADDITION... FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL
POSE A SIGNIFICANT HAZARD IN AND NEAR THE STORMS.

THESE STORMS WILL AFFECT WAKE FOREST... FRANKLINTON... LOUISBURG...
CASTALIA... AND HALIFAX THROUGH 800 TO 815 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND.

&&

LAT...LON 3615 7762 3613 7764 3614 7767 3615 7768
      3615 7770 3611 7771 3606 7774 3562 7834
      3594 7880 3609 7877 3648 7821
TIME...MOT...LOC 2332Z 215DEG 30KT 3592 7851

$$

BADGETT



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