Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
644 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ038-022330-
DAVIDSON   NC-
644 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF DAVIDSON COUNTY
UNTIL 730 PM EDT...

AT 644 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
COOLEEMEE...OR NEAR MOCKSVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HIGH POINT...LEXINGTON...THOMASVILLE...LINWOOD...GORDONTOWN...ARCADIA...
WELCOME AND HIGH ROCK LAKE.

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 3583 8046 3585 8042 3585 8039 3587 8039
      3588 8042 3589 8037 3597 8039 3600 8032
      3600 8022 3603 8021 3601 8004 3569 8006
      3569 8033 3570 8032 3572 8033 3574 8046
      3577 8045 3579 8048 3581 8047 3583 8049
TIME...MOT...LOC 2244Z 265DEG 29KT 3580 8051

$$

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