Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
548 AM EDT MON SEP 8 2014

NCZ007>011-026>028-041>043-075>078-083-085-086-088-089-081045-
HALIFAX-HOKE-GRANVILLE-LEE-FRANKLIN-WILSON-VANCE-PERSON-WAKE-WARREN-
NASH-HARNETT-WAYNE-MOORE-SAMPSON-EDGECOMBE-CUMBERLAND-SCOTLAND-ANSON-
JOHNSTON-
548 AM EDT MON SEP 8 2014

...AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT AREA ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY
1 THROUGH THE MORNING RUSH HOUR...

AT 539 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF STEADY MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY RAIN COVERING MUCH OF
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA... INCLUDING AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF THE
HIGHWAY 1 CORRIDOR. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF TO ONE INCH PER
HOUR WILL BE COMMON ACROSS THIS AREA THIS MORNING... AS THE RAIN
SHIFTS TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST.

THIS RAIN MAY POSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES THIS MORNING. STANDING WATER
MAY COVER ROADS IN SOME LOCATIONS INCLUDING INTERSECTIONS... LOW
SPOTS... AND AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. PERIODS OF HEAVIER RAIN WILL
ALSO REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RALEIGH...FAYETTEVILLE...CARY...ROCKY MOUNT...GOLDSBORO...SANFORD...
LAURINBURG...ROANOKE RAPIDS...HENDERSON... LILLINGTON... WILSON...
ROCKY MOUNT... WARRENTON... ROANOKE RAPIDS... AND SOUTHERN PINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3485 7850 3495 7903 3463 7946 3490 7985
      3481 7996 3494 7987 3482 7962 3521 7966
      3552 7944 3558 7892 3601 7870 3624 7889
      3654 7866 3648 7765 3611 7723 3582 7735
      3557 7782 3518 7783 3519 7816 3455 7825
TIME...MOT...LOC 0939Z 240DEG 49KT 3632 7814

$$

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