Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
253 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

NCZ007-008-302000-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-
253 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF PERSON AND
NORTHWESTERN GRANVILLE COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

AT 252 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
VIRGILINA TO NEAR ROXBORO...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OXFORD...ROXBORO...STOVALL...MAYO RESERVOIR...BEREA...OAK HILL...
SURL...BETHEL HILL...BUSHY FORK AND MORIAH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND
TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR
OBJECTS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND.

&&

LAT...LON 3654 7851 3624 7861 3626 7915 3654 7899
TIME...MOT...LOC 1852Z 277DEG 19KT 3651 7882 3634 7898

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