Severe Weather Statement
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WWUS52 KRAH 182313
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
713 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

NCC065-127-190000-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0173.000000T0000Z-140819T0000Z/
NASH NC-EDGECOMBE NC-
713 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT
FOR EAST CENTRAL NASH AND WESTERN EDGECOMBE COUNTIES...

AT 712 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING LARGE DAMAGING HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED OVER DORTCHES...OR NEAR NASHVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKY MOUNT...TARBORO...NASHVILLE...DORTCHES...RED OAK...LEGGETT...
KINGSBORO AND BATTLEBORO.

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.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THIS STORM.
ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...
ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...
SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

&&

LAT...LON 3578 7759 3597 7799 3601 7801 3605 7795
      3607 7791 3609 7785 3606 7754 3605 7753
      3604 7753 3604 7748
TIME...MOT...LOC 2312Z 290DEG 20KT 3602 7791

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