Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
521 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NCZ076-077-222200-
LEE-HARNETT-
521 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF EASTERN LEE AND
CENTRAL HARNETT COUNTIES THROUGH 600 PM EDT...

AT 519 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES EAST OF SANFORD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20
MPH.

FREQUENT DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...
AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SANFORD...LILLINGTON...BROADWAY...BUIES CREEK...TIMBERLAKE...RAVEN
ROCK STATE PARK...SEMINOLE AND ANDERSON CREEK.

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RESULT IN PONDING OF WATER ON AREA
ROADWAYS. SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING...
ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 401 AND HIGHWAY 421 IN HARNETT COUNTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3542 7917 3546 7916 3553 7910 3557 7905
      3554 7902 3554 7900 3552 7897 3549 7889
      3542 7869 3531 7881 3522 7892
TIME...MOT...LOC 2119Z 311DEG 16KT 3549 7904

$$

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