Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
632 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

NCZ073-042330-
STANLY NC-
632 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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

AT 631 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER ALBEMARLE...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH.

THREE QUARTER INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBEMARLE...PLYLER...FAIRVIEW IN UNION COUNTY...LOCUST...OAKBORO...
STANFIELD...LAKE TILLERY AND MORROW MOUNTAIN STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
50 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN LARGE TREE LIMBS AND SMALL OR
WEAKENED TREES...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.

&&

LAT...LON 3535 8039 3545 8018 3534 8007 3529 8009
      3528 8009 3517 8024 3521 8025 3517 8035
      3517 8042 3516 8044 3516 8046 3517 8049
      3518 8051
TIME...MOT...LOC 2231Z 054DEG 13KT 3534 8019

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