Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
510 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

NCZ025-252200-
DURHAM NC-
510 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF DURHAM COUNTY UNTIL
600 PM EDT...

AT 509 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR DURHAM...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DURHAM...CHAPEL HILL...BETHESDA...GORMAN...ROLLINGVIEW MARINA...
PARKWOOD...RESEARCH TRIANGLE...FALLS LAKE AND JORDAN LAKE.

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.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 7880 3609 7881 3609 7879 3607 7878
      3607 7875 3603 7875 3602 7874 3603 7872
      3601 7870 3598 7871 3592 7876 3593 7880
      3587 7883 3587 7901 3588 7902 3604 7899
      3612 7882
TIME...MOT...LOC 2109Z 246DEG 6KT 3594 7896

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