Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1118 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ041-077-051615-
WAKE   NC-HARNETT   NC-
1118 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN WAKE
AND NORTH CENTRAL HARNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 PM EDT...

AT 1118 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES NORTHWEST OF FUQUAY-VARINA...OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CARY...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RALEIGH...CARY...GARNER...FUQUAY-VARINA...ANGIER...APEX...HOLLY SPRINGS...
MORRISVILLE...SHEARON HARRIS RESERVOIR AND LAKE BENSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3564 7856 3553 7870 3550 7892 3554 7895
      3558 7892 3561 7900 3568 7897 3588 7882
TIME...MOT...LOC 1518Z 247DEG 8KT 3564 7894

$$

KRD


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