Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
427 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

NCZ007-024-025-182130-
PERSON-ORANGE-DURHAM-
427 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN PERSON...
NORTHEASTERN ORANGE AND NORTH CENTRAL DURHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM
EDT...

AT 426 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER HIGHTOWERS...OR NEAR PROSPECT HILL...MOVING
EAST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROUGEMONT...MORIAH...SURL...BAHAMA...LAKE MICHIE AND BUSHY FORK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
45 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND
TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR
OBJECTS.

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.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED WEAK ROTATION WITH THIS STORM. IF THE
STORM INTENSIFIES AND ROTATION STRENGTHENS...A WARNING MAY NEED TO BE
ISSUED.

&&

LAT...LON 3636 7880 3630 7880 3615 7882 3624 7918
      3624 7915 3638 7915
TIME...MOT...LOC 2026Z 284DEG 17KT 3630 7924

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