Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
812 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NCZ038-039-074-040115-
RANDOLPH NC-DAVIDSON NC-MONTGOMERY NC-
812 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS
OF SOUTHERN RANDOLPH...SOUTHEASTERN DAVIDSON AND NORTHWESTERN
MONTGOMERY COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT...

AT 811 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LEXINGTON TO 6 MILES EAST OF HIGH ROCK LAKE...
AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ASHEBORO...BADIN LAKE...NORTH CAROLINA ZOO...SEAGROVE...BADIN...
RAMSEUR...DENTON...FRANKLINVILLE...FISH TALES MARINA AND GORDONTOWN.

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.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE
EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

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 3579 8012 3573 7954 3567 7955 3535 8001
      3541 8009 3546 8011 3547 8014 3547 8016
      3549 8018 3552 8018 3555 8021 3558 8021
      3563 8026 3564 8029 3567 8031
TIME...MOT...LOC 0011Z 284DEG 23KT 3573 8011 3566 8019

$$

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