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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
948 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

NCZ040-041-076-077-230245-
WAKE   NC-LEE   NC-CHATHAM   NC-HARNETT   NC-
948 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

 ...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWESTERN WAKE...LEE...CENTRAL CHATHAM AND NORTHWESTERN HARNETT
COUNTIES UNTIL 1045 PM EDT...

AT 946 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES WEST OF CARY TO
GOLDSTON. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

HEAVY RAIN AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...SANFORD...FUQUAY-
VARINA...ANGIER...GOLDSTON...HOLLY SPRINGS AND BROADWAY.

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.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN RALEIGH.

&&

LAT...LON 3561 7859 3552 7871 3551 7869 3550 7871
      3534 7926 3540 7929 3543 7933 3547 7936
      3551 7934 3552 7935 3552 7938 3563 7941
      3585 7890
TIME...MOT...LOC 0146Z 350DEG 16KT 3575 7897 3560 7932

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