Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
837 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

NCZ009-010-200115-
WARREN   NC-VANCE   NC-
837 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF WESTERN WARREN AND
VANCE COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT...

AT 837 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10
MILES NORTH OF HENDERSON...MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

HEAVY RAIN AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HENDERSON...KITTRELL...MIDDLEBURG...SOUTH HENDERSON...GILLBURG...
DREWRY...BULLOCKSVILLE...JOHN H KERR RESERVOIR...
AFTON AND SATTERWHITE POINT MARINA.

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.

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.

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS PRODUCING AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF DEADLY CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS. IF YOU CANNOT SEEK SHELTER INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE
CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND
WIND.

&&

LAT...LON 3625 7816 3626 7817 3625 7819 3626 7823
      3627 7831 3623 7834 3623 7838 3617 7842
      3616 7846 3617 7846 3646 7851 3651 7850
      3652 7847 3653 7847 3654 7838 3654 7829
TIME...MOT...LOC 0037Z 346DEG 15KT 3648 7839

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