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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
438 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCC081-212115-
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GUILFORD NC-
438 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT
FOR CENTRAL GUILFORD COUNTY...

AT 437 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER GREENSBORO...
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 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...
GREENSBORO...MCLEANSVILLE...PLEASANT GARDEN...FOREST OAKS...LAKE
TOWNSEND...LAKE JEANETTE MARINA AND CLIMAX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A WELL-BUILT STRUCTURE. STAY 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3615 7955 3591 7972 3591 7983 3606 7988
      3610 7989 3618 7979
TIME...MOT...LOC 2037Z 298DEG 18KT 3609 7981

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

$$

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