Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
457 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

NCZ083-262130-
ANSON   NC-
457 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ANSON
COUNTY UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 456 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
WADESBORO...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WADESBORO...ANSONVILLE...POLKTON...LILESVILLE AND PEACHLAND.

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...AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3499 8030 3501 8030 3513 8007 3511 8007
      3510 8004 3508 8000 3501 7991 3481 8008
      3481 8010 3499 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 2056Z 045DEG 5KT 3503 8005

$$

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