Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1026 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

NCZ021>023-038-039-280345-
Guilford NC-Alamance NC-Forsyth NC-Randolph NC-Davidson NC-
1026 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...A line of strong thunderstorms will affect portions of Guilford...
northwestern Alamance...Forsyth...northwestern Randolph and Davidson
Counties Until 1145 PM EDT...

At 1026 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking A line of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from near Pine Hall to near
Winston-Salem to near Harmony. Movement was southeast at 35 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Deadly cloud to ground lightning will also be possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Burlington, Asheboro,
Lexington, Randleman, Thomasville, Kernersville and Clemmons.

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.

Cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 AM EDT for
central North Carolina.

LAT...LON 3614 8044 3621 8045 3626 8035 3624 7933
      3591 7958 3577 7980 3561 8024 3568 8033
      3572 8033 3574 8046 3583 8049 3584 8039
      3588 8042 3589 8037 3593 8037 3599 8042
      3601 8042 3606 8046 3605 8051 3609 8052
TIME...MOT...LOC 0226Z 295DEG 29KT 3628 8002 3609 8035 3592 8081

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