Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
618 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

NCZ073-074-083-084-222300-
RICHMOND NC-ANSON NC-STANLY NC-MONTGOMERY NC-
618 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
RICHMOND...NORTHEASTERN ANSON...SOUTHEASTERN STANLY AND MONTGOMERY
COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 617 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TROY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
10 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TROY...BISCOE...ANSONVILLE...NORWOOD...MOUNT GILEAD...NORMAN...
COVINGTON...PEKIN...LAKE TILLERY AND UWHARRIE HAVEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS UP TO 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
STANDING WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND
USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3529 8013 3536 8013 3546 7984 3515 7971
      3499 8007 3521 8015
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 328DEG 11KT 3530 8001

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