Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
634 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

NCC081-182243-
/O.CAN.KRAH.SV.W.0168.000000T0000Z-140818T2300Z/
GUILFORD NC-
634 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN GUILFORD COUNTY
IS CANCELLED...

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

LAT...LON 3608 7898 3586 7902 3586 7900 3566 7904
      3573 7972 3581 7961 3590 7954 3603 7954
TIME...MOT...LOC 2233Z 271DEG 39KT 3589 7920

$$

NCC001-037-135-151-182300-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0168.000000T0000Z-140818T2300Z/
RANDOLPH NC-ALAMANCE NC-CHATHAM NC-ORANGE NC-
634 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT
FOR EAST CENTRAL RANDOLPH...SOUTHERN ALAMANCE...NORTHERN CHATHAM AND
SOUTHERN ORANGE COUNTIES...

AT 633 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR CARRBORO...OR 9 MILES WEST OF CHAPEL HILL...MOVING EAST
AT 45 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHAPEL HILL...GRAHAM...HILLSBOROUGH...PITTSBORO...SILER CITY...
CARRBORO...LIBERTY...RAMSEUR...FRANKLINVILLE...SWEPSONVILLE...
ALAMANCE...STALEY...SEAFORTH BOAT DOCK...BYNUM...CANE CREEK
RESERVOIR...SUTPHIN...FEARRINGTON...SAXAPAHAW...SNOW CAMP AND EFLAND.

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.

IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM...PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...
PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

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 3608 7898 3586 7902 3586 7900 3566 7904
      3573 7972 3581 7961 3590 7954 3603 7954
TIME...MOT...LOC 2233Z 271DEG 39KT 3589 7920

$$

ELLIS



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