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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
426 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NCZ010-011-026>028-041>043-077-078-085-086-088-089-020930-
WARREN-HALIFAX-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-HARNETT-
WAYNE-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
426 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL...ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. AMOUNTS IN
EXCESS OF AN INCH WILL BE COMMON WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS IN EXCESS
OF TWO INCHES POSSIBLE. THE EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO MINOR
FLOODING OF URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. A STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EARLY
EVENING. THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER HAZARD WILL BE DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS,

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
AS NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO A THREAT OF MINOR FLOODING IN
URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE AREA. ALSO...AN INCREASE IN WATER LEVELS
IN AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS SHOULD OCCUR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF TWO
INCHES.

$$



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