Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
449 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NCZ023>025-040-041-076-062200-
WAKE   NC-DURHAM   NC-ORANGE   NC-LEE   NC-ALAMANCE   NC-
CHATHAM   NC-
449 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

 ...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS
OF WESTERN WAKE...DURHAM...SOUTHERN ORANGE...NORTHEASTERN LEE...
SOUTHEASTERN ALAMANCE AND CHATHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 447 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS 7 MILES WEST OF CARY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15
MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE HEAVIER SHOWERS AND
STORMS ALONG WITH WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RALEIGH...DURHAM...CARY...CHAPEL HILL...SANFORD...PITTSBORO...GARNER...
CARRBORO...FUQUAY-VARINA AND RDU INTERNATIONAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF ON OR NEAR JORDAN LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR
INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3607 7878 3607 7874 3576 7852 3555 7883
      3558 7891 3541 7909 3584 7950 3609 7879
TIME...MOT...LOC 2047Z 303DEG 13KT 3582 7893

$$

WSS



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