Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1002 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

NCZ038>040-074-075-210330-
Chatham NC-Randolph NC-Davidson NC-Moore NC-Montgomery NC-
1002 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

...An area of showers and thunderstorms will affect portions of
Randolph...Moore and northeastern Montgomery Counties Until 1130 PM
EDT...

At 959 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking An area of showers and
strong thunderstorms extending from Cameron and Carthage to
Seagrove, moving northwest at 15 mph.

Heavy rain and minor flooding will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Asheboro, Randleman, Carthage, North Carolina Zoo, Biscoe, Seagrove,
Whispering Pines, Ramseur, Denton and Franklinville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Locally heavy rain will quickly reduce visibility and result in
ponding of water on roadways, standing water in low lying areas, and
minor flooding of creeks, streams, and areas of poor drainage.
Drivers are urged to slow down and use extra caution to avoid
hydroplaning, especially in urban areas where prolonged heavy rain
can quickly lead to flooding.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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LAT...LON 3572 8024 3591 7984 3591 7979 3535 7927
      3529 7920 3527 7922 3524 7917 3522 7916
      3530 7978
TIME...MOT...LOC 0159Z 153DEG 11KT 3555 7976

$$

PWB



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