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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
640 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCC037-212300-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0094.000000T0000Z-160521T2300Z/
CHATHAM NC-
640 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT
FOR WESTERN CHATHAM COUNTY...

AT 640 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SILER CITY...
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

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

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SILER CITY AND HASTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
RALEIGH.

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 3555 7942 3565 7949 3584 7941 3585 7924
      3586 7925 3584 7915
TIME...MOT...LOC 2240Z 301DEG 24KT 3570 7943

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

ELLIS



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