Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
507 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

NCZ022-023-039-040-142130-
GUILFORD-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-ALAMANCE-
507 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
GUILFORD...NORTHEASTERN RANDOLPH...CHATHAM AND SOUTHERN ALAMANCE
COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 504 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF GREENSBORO TO NEAR GOLDSTON...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS IS THE MAIN THREAT WITH THESE STORMS.
HOWEVER...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENSBORO...BURLINGTON...GRAHAM...PITTSBORO...SILER CITY...
GOLDSTON...MCLEANSVILLE...ELON COLLEGE...GIBSONVILLE AND PLEASANT
GARDEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT IN
THESE STORMS WHILE DRIVING...SLOW DOWN!  DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

DONT WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THE FIRST LIGHTNING FLASH BEFORE HEADING TO
SAFETY. MOVE INDOORS AT THE FIRST SIGN OF THREATENING SKIES OR THE
FIRST SOUND OF THUNDER. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD
OF AN APPROACHING STORM...PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND. MAKE
SURE THAT LIGHTNING IS WELL AWAY FROM YOUR LOCATION BEFORE RESUMING
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

THESE STORMS COULD INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
AND TV STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3594 7926 3591 7926 3588 7925 3587 7917
      3572 7897 3563 7900 3561 7907 3562 7910
      3562 7914 3557 7920 3557 7924 3556 7924
      3554 7929 3555 7928 3555 7930 3553 7933
      3600 7985 3616 7956
TIME...MOT...LOC 2104Z 234DEG 22KT 3599 7973 3560 7929

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