Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
200 AM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

NCZ022-210700-
GUILFORD NC-
200 AM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN GUILFORD
COUNTY UNTIL 300 AM EDT...

AT 159 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR GREENSBORO...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENSBORO...MCLEANSVILLE...SUMMERFIELD...LAKE TOWNSEND MARINA...LAKE
BRANDT...LAKE TOWNSEND...LAKE JEANETTE MARINA...MONTICELLO AND HAW
RIVER STATE PARK.

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 3624 7953 3612 7954 3610 7959 3608 7990
      3619 7997 3625 7986
TIME...MOT...LOC 0559Z 252DEG 16KT 3613 7986

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