Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
658 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

NCC037-063-135-183-202330-
/O.CON.KRAH.SV.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150420T2330Z/
ORANGE NC-CHATHAM NC-WAKE NC-DURHAM NC-
658 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN ORANGE...EASTERN CHATHAM...WESTERN WAKE AND DURHAM
COUNTIES...

AT 657 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 8 MILES EAST OF PITTSBORO...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF A TORNADO OR OTHER SEVERE WEATHER IS SPOTTED...REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OR YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY WHO WILL RELAY YOUR
REPORT. THIS ACT MAY SAVE THE LIVES OF OTHERS IN THE PATH OF
DANGEROUS WEATHER.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN RALEIGH.

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.
DON`T BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM!

&&

LAT...LON 3606 7869 3565 7869 3559 7905 3560 7906
      3562 7914 3565 7916 3566 7918 3570 7919
      3572 7915 3606 7902
TIME...MOT...LOC 2257Z 243DEG 33KT 3574 7902

$$

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