Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
742 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

NCZ007-008-060030-
GRANVILLE NC-PERSON NC-
742 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
GRANVILLE AND PERSON COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

AT 741 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SEMORA TO
NEAR ROXBORO TO 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF ROUGEMONT...AND MOVING EAST AT
25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OXFORD...ROXBORO...CONCORD...STOVALL...OAK HILL...SURL...BETHEL
HILL...HYCO LAKE...HYCO MARINA AND TUNGSTEN.

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.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND.

&&

LAT...LON 3654 7846 3653 7846 3653 7847 3652 7847
      3652 7850 3650 7850 3646 7851 3635 7851
      3624 7902 3640 7908 3647 7914 3654 7914
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 247DEG 23KT 3651 7913 3642 7903 3633 7900

$$

KRD


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