Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ009>011-270530-
WARREN   NC-HALIFAX   NC-VANCE   NC-
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF WARREN...
NORTHWESTERN HALIFAX AND NORTHERN VANCE COUNTIES UNTIL 130 AM EDT...

AT 1222 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES SOUTHEAST OF BOYDTON...OR 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SOUTH HILL...
MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROANOKE RAPIDS...WARRENTON...HALIFAX...NORLINA...LITTLETON...
WELDON...MIDDLEBURG...MACON...
ROANOKE RAPIDS LAKE... AND SOUTHPOINTE AND MORNINGSTAR MARINAS.

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...AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

IF ON OR NEAR KERR LAKE AND LAKE GASTON...BOATERS NEED TO HEAD FOR
SHORE IMMEDIATELY. MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE.
REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES FROM THE PARENT
THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON
THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3654 7790 3651 7790 3650 7782 3648 7776
      3649 7771 3648 7768 3648 7764 3644 7762
      3643 7759 3642 7759 3642 7755 3637 7755
      3635 7758 3634 7759 3630 7756 3636 7847
      3654 7845
TIME...MOT...LOC 0422Z 280DEG 31KT 3662 7826

$$

WSS


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