Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
542 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ073>075-083>086-022245-
SCOTLAND   NC-RICHMOND   NC-ANSON   NC-HOKE   NC-STANLY   NC-
MOORE   NC-MONTGOMERY   NC-
542 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

 ...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS
OF SCOTLAND...RICHMOND...ANSON...HOKE...STANLY...MOORE AND MONTGOMERY
COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

AT 541 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS NEAR ROCKINGHAM...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAURINBURG...ALBEMARLE...SOUTHERN PINES...ROCKINGHAM...WADESBORO...
RAEFORD...TROY...CARTHAGE...BADIN LAKE AND PINEHURST.

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.

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 3550 8030 3552 7935 3547 7936 3535 7927
      3531 7919 3527 7922 3520 7910 3504 7909
      3495 7904 3483 7919 3484 7935 3475 7935
      3463 7947 3480 7968 3481 8032 3519 8028
      3516 8044 3519 8051
TIME...MOT...LOC 2141Z 232DEG 34KT 3496 7987

$$

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