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WWUS52 KRAH 230041
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
841 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

NCC001-135-230100-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0095.000000T0000Z-160523T0100Z/
ORANGE NC-ALAMANCE NC-
841 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN ORANGE AND SOUTHEASTERN ALAMANCE COUNTIES...

AT 840 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTH OF
GRAHAM...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

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

SOURCE...PUBLIC.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GRAHAM...MEBANE...HAW RIVER...SWEPSONVILLE...SUTPHIN...SAXAPAHAW...CANE
CREEK RESERVOIR AND SNOW CAMP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ALL TYPES OF SEVERE WEATHER
INCLUDING EXTREMELY LARGE HAIL...DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND
TORNADOES. MOVE QUICKLY TO A SAFE SHELTER...SUCH AS AN INTERIOR ROOM...
A BATHROOM OR CLOSET OR BASEMENT.

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 3584 7949 3598 7946 3605 7942 3612 7926
      3594 7910 3584 7935
TIME...MOT...LOC 0040Z 337DEG 28KT 3595 7936

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

ELLIS



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