Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
939 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ040>042-075>077-084-040230-
JOHNSTON   NC-WAKE   NC-RICHMOND   NC-LEE   NC-CHATHAM   NC-
MOORE   NC-HARNETT   NC-
939 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN
WILL AFFECT AREAS FROM CARTHAGE AND SANFORD... TO FUQUAY VARINA AND
ANGIER BEFORE 1015 PM...

AT 936 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING ACROSS NORTHERN MOORE... WESTERN LEE...
SOUTHEASTERN CHATHAM... AND SOUTHWESTERN WAKE COUNTY... MOVING
EAST AT 40 MPH.

VERY HEAVY RAIN FOR 20 TO 30 MINUTES... FREQUENT LIGHTNING... PEA
SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SANFORD...SOUTHERN
PINES...SMITHFIELD...LILLINGTON...CARTHAGE...GARNER... FUQUAY-
VARINA...CLAYTON...PINEHURST AND DUNN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3510 7977 3518 7968 3516 7962 3518 7964
      3519 7966 3570 7904 3571 7816 3561 7813
      3559 7807 3535 7815 3532 7827 3529 7830
      3526 7848 3532 7854 3525 7862 3526 7880
      3517 7912 3521 7925 3514 7936
TIME...MOT...LOC 0136Z 259DEG 47KT 3550 7926

$$

PWB



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