Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
801 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

NCC001-037-135-060015-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0146.000000T0000Z-150706T0015Z/
ORANGE NC-CHATHAM NC-ALAMANCE NC-
801 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN ORANGE...CENTRAL CHATHAM AND SOUTHEASTERN ALAMANCE
COUNTIES...

AT 800 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 58 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED
NEAR PITTSBORO...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHAPEL HILL...PITTSBORO...SILER CITY...CARRBORO...GOLDSTON...
SUTPHIN...LAKE JORDAN...FEARRINGTON...BYNUM AND SAXAPAHAW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES...POWER LINES...AND DAMAGE
MOBILE HOMES AND OTHER BUILDINGS. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE
UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AS FLYING DEBRIS
GENERATED BY DAMAGING WINDS CAN BE DEADLY.

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE. SEEK SHELTER NOW
INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IN ADDITION TO 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 3588 7901 3586 7902 3586 7899 3583 7893
      3555 7929 3554 7932 3553 7931 3552 7934
      3564 7950 3604 7928
TIME...MOT...LOC 0000Z 219DEG 18KT 3576 7925

$$

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