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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
328 PM EDT Sat Apr 22 2017

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328 PM EDT Sat Apr 22 2017

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 157 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to
develop ahead of and along a southward-moving cold front this
afternoon and early evening. While the primary hazards will be
damaging straight line wind gusts and hail up to one and a half
inches in diameter, an isolated tornado will also be possible,
particularly near the VA border.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Low pressure will track eastward across GA and SC on Sunday, then
slowly northeastward along the coast of the Carolinas through
Tuesday. Widespread rainfall ranging from 2 to more than 3 inches is
expected to result through Tuesday. Heavier rain will be focused
mainly in the west through Sunday night, then shift to the east
Monday through Tuesday. Some minor flooding is likely on smaller
creeks and streams. There may also be some minor flooding on larger
streams and rivers, particularly if the higher end of forecast
rainfall is realized.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

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328 PM EDT Sat Apr 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms will be possible this
afternoon. Some may produce strong to locally severe wind gusts,
mainly through 8 pm.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Low pressure will track eastward across GA and SC on Sunday, then
slowly northeastward along the coast of the Carolinas through
Tuesday. Widespread rainfall ranging from 2 to more than 3 inches is
expected to result through Tuesday. Heavier rain will be focused
mainly in the west through Sunday night, then shift to the east
Monday through Tuesday. Some minor flooding is likely on smaller
creeks and streams. There may also be some minor flooding on larger
streams and rivers, particularly if the higher end of forecast
rainfall is realized.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected.

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