Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
146 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

NCZ085-086-211830-
HOKE NC-SCOTLAND NC-
146 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN HOKE AND
SCOTLAND COUNTIES UNTIL 230 PM EDT...

AT 145 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER HAMLET...OR NEAR ROCKINGHAM...MOVING EAST AT
30 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND WIND
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAURINBURG...RAEFORD...MAXTON...ANTIOCH...WAGRAM...GIBSON...EAST
LAURINBURG...BOWMORE...CAMP MACKALL AND ROCKFISH.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 3481 7969 3482 7962 3485 7962 3494 7959
      3498 7958 3503 7951 3500 7906 3499 7905
      3495 7904 3483 7919 3483 7935 3482 7936
      3477 7933 3463 7946
TIME...MOT...LOC 1745Z 279DEG 27KT 3488 7968

$$

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