Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
554 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

NCZ007-008-282245-
PERSON   NC-GRANVILLE   NC-
554 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN PERSON AND
NORTHWESTERN GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 554 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
ROXBORO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROXBORO...CONCORD...MAYO RESERVOIR...BETHEL HILL...HYCO LAKE AND HYCO
MARINA.

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.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3650 7868 3631 7901 3648 7913 3654 7907
      3654 7873
TIME...MOT...LOC 2154Z 229DEG 23KT 3645 7900

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