Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
856 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

NCZ007-008-024-025-040-041-230145-
WAKE   NC-PERSON   NC-DURHAM   NC-ORANGE   NC-CHATHAM   NC-
GRANVILLE   NC-
856 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
NORTHWESTERN WAKE...SOUTHEASTERN PERSON...DURHAM...CENTRAL ORANGE...
NORTHEASTERN CHATHAM AND SOUTHERN GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM
EDT...

AT 855 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ROUGEMONT TO 8 MILES
NORTH OF DURHAM TO NEAR CARRBORO. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 TO 50 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH THESE STORMS. PEA SIZE
HAIL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RALEIGH...DURHAM...CARY...CHAPEL HILL...HILLSBOROUGH...CREEDMOOR...
CARRBORO...BUTNER...ROUGEMONT AND RDU INTERNATIONAL.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3621 7852 3595 7860 3571 7903 3596 7923
      3614 7903 3630 7897
TIME...MOT...LOC 0055Z 297DEG 30KT 3622 7886 3611 7893 3597 7913

$$

GIH


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