Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
548 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCC063-032157-
/O.CAN.KRAH.SV.W.0070.000000T0000Z-160503T2200Z/
DURHAM NC-
548 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHERN DURHAM COUNTY IS
CANCELLED...

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF
THE WARNED AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3596 7865 3557 7874 3574 7909 3586 7901
      3587 7883 3593 7880 3592 7876 3596 7872
TIME...MOT...LOC 2147Z 280DEG 33KT 3577 7892

$$

NCC037-183-032200-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0070.000000T0000Z-160503T2200Z/
CHATHAM NC-WAKE NC-
548 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN CHATHAM AND WESTERN WAKE COUNTIES...

AT 547 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CARY...MOVING
EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
         ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RALEIGH...CARY...FUQUAY-VARINA...RDU INTERNATIONAL...APEX...HOLLY SPRINGS...
MORRISVILLE...JORDAN LAKE STATE REC AREA...CROSSWINDS BOATING CENTER
AND LAKE JORDAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

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

CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING
KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

IF ON OR NEAR JORDAN LAKE...GET AWAY FROM THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3596 7865 3557 7874 3574 7909 3586 7901
      3587 7883 3593 7880 3592 7876 3596 7872
TIME...MOT...LOC 2147Z 280DEG 33KT 3577 7892

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

ELLIS



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