Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
644 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 644 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
  OF 58 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER PITTSBORO...AND MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  RALEIGH...DURHAM...CARY...CHAPEL HILL...HILLSBOROUGH...PITTSBORO...
  CARRBORO...RDU INTERNATIONAL...APEX AND HOLLY SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE CAUGHT OUTSIDE...SEEK SHELTER IN A VEHICLE OR A NEARBY
BUILDING. AS A LAST RESORT...LIE DOWN IN A LOW LYING AREA AND COVER
YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM...PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...
PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF ON OR NEAR JORDAN LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR
INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 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 3606 7869 3565 7869 3559 7905 3560 7906
      3562 7914 3558 7919 3557 7920 3556 7920
      3572 7931 3606 7910
TIME...MOT...LOC 2244Z 243DEG 33KT 3568 7916

$$

ELLIS



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