Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1114 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

NCZ073-074-083-084-211615-
RICHMOND-MONTGOMERY-ANSON-STANLY-
1114 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

...A SLOW MOVING LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT
PORTIONS OF WESTERN RICHMOND...SOUTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY...ANSON AND
STANLY COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 PM EDT...

AT 1110 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES NORTH OF
PLYLER TO 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCKINGHAM...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT
20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. ALSO...
FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES WITH A STRIKE ABOUT EVERY FIVE SECONDS
WAS OCCURRING. IN ADDITION...AN INCH OR TWO OF RAIN IS LIKELY ALONG
AND NEAR A LINE FROM RICHFIELD...THROUGH ALBEMARLE AND ANSONVILLE...
TO LILESVILLE BETWEEN 1115 AM AND NOON.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBEMARLE...WADESBORO...BADIN LAKE...ANSONVILLE...PLYLER...POLKTON...
LOCUST...NORWOOD...BADIN AND OAKBORO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF BLOWING AROUND LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS LEFT
OUTDOORS. REMAIN INDOORS TO HELP AVOID THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING.
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.

&&

LAT...LON 3550 8030 3551 8018 3547 8016 3546 8011
      3540 8009 3537 8005 3527 8001 3518 7995
      3512 7993 3504 7988 3501 7990 3498 7987
      3490 7985 3481 7992 3495 8018 3520 8028
      3516 8044 3519 8050
TIME...MOT...LOC 1510Z 217DEG 32KT 3550 8031 3489 7988

$$

DJF



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