Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1122 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

NCZ007-008-210415-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-
1122 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN PERSON
AND NORTHERN GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 AM EDT...

AT 1121 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF VIRGILINA...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AND HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OXFORD...ROXBORO...STOVALL...BEREA...MAYO RESERVOIR...OAK HILL...
BETHEL HILL AND JOHN H KERR RESERVOIR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
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
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE
EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3650 7850 3646 7851 3621 7851 3644 7906
      3645 7906 3654 7897 3654 7867
TIME...MOT...LOC 0321Z 298DEG 20KT 3649 7890

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