Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
559 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

NCZ074>076-083-084-086-272300-
RICHMOND NC-ANSON NC-MOORE NC-HOKE NC-MONTGOMERY NC-LEE NC-
559 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF RICHMOND...
SOUTHEASTERN ANSON...MOORE...NORTHWESTERN HOKE...SOUTHEASTERN
MONTGOMERY AND WEST CENTRAL LEE COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 559 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES
SOUTH OF TROY TO NEAR ANSONVILLE TO NEAR WADESBORO...AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL ABND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOUTHERN PINES...ROCKINGHAM...CARTHAGE...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...
BISCOE...HOFFMAN...WHISPERING PINES...PINEBLUFF AND ROBBINS.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE
STORMS. TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND.

&&

LAT...LON 3486 7998 3510 7997 3535 7987 3551 7959
      3552 7935 3553 7931 3554 7932 3555 7930
      3556 7929 3554 7929 3553 7927 3557 7924
      3546 7930 3517 7931 3506 7939
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 236DEG 27KT 3526 7993 3507 8004 3491 8004

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