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WWUS52 KRAH 232126
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
526 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

NCC167-232145-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0196.000000T0000Z-150723T2145Z/
STANLY NC-
526 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN STANLY COUNTY...

AT 526 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 58 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MIDLAND...OR
16 MILES NORTHEAST OF MONROE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALBEMARLE...PLYLER...FAIRVIEW IN UNION COUNTY...LOCUST...OAKBORO...
STANFIELD AND FINGER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 3545 8033 3529 8015 3516 8022 3521 8025
      3517 8035 3517 8042 3516 8046 3518 8051
TIME...MOT...LOC 2126Z 241DEG 12KT 3521 8042

$$

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