Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
419 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

NCZ021-222100-
FORSYTH NC-
419 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF FORSYTH COUNTY UNTIL
500 PM EDT...

AT 417 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM JUST NORTH OF WINSTON-SALEM...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 15 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WINSTON-SALEM...KERNERSVILLE...WALKERTOWN...BELEWS LAKE...
BELEWS CREEK...AND SEDGE GARDEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS UP TO 45
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
STANDING WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND
USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING...ESPECIALLY ON HIGHWAY
52... HIGHWAY 311...AND HIGHWAY 158 NORTH AND EAST OF WINSTON SALEM.

&&

LAT...LON 3626 8036 3626 8004 3612 8004 3601 8005
      3603 8014 3603 8021 3600 8022 3600 8029
      3618 8035
TIME...MOT...LOC 2017Z 313DEG 11KT 3616 8021

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