Severe Weather Statement
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WWUS52 KRAH 182200
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
600 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

NCC057-081-151-182215-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0166.000000T0000Z-140818T2215Z/
GUILFORD NC-RANDOLPH NC-DAVIDSON NC-
600 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN GUILFORD...RANDOLPH AND SOUTHERN DAVIDSON
COUNTIES...

AT 559 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 MILES
NORTH OF ASHEBORO TO RANDLEMAN TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LINWOOD...
MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HIGH POINT...ASHEBORO...LEXINGTON...RANDLEMAN...NORTH CAROLINA ZOO...
LINWOOD...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...PLEASANT GARDEN...LIBERTY...RAMSEUR...
DENTON...FRANKLINVILLE...STALEY...CLIMAX...RANDLEMAN REGIONAL
RESERVIOR MARINA...GORDONTOWN...HIGH ROCK...HIGH ROCK LAKE MARINA &
CAMPGROUND AND NC WILDLIFE ACCESS BOAT LAUNCH.

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.

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 3586 8007 3600 7986 3592 7954 3571 7956
      3551 7994 3551 8018 3555 8021 3558 8021
      3568 8033 3572 8033 3574 8046 3577 8045
      3578 8047 3579 8047
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 287DEG 25KT 3589 7975 3579 7981 3565 8026

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