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Special Weather Statement
NCZ073-074-083-084-030000-
RICHMOND-MONTGOMERY-ANSON-STANLY-
655 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF RICHMOND...
SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY...ANSON AND SOUTHEASTERN STANLY COUNTIES UNTIL
800 PM EDT...

AT 654 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
ANSONVILLE TO WADESBORO TO NEAR CHESTERFIELD...AND MOVING EAST AT 15
MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PEAS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKINGHAM...WADESBORO...HAMLET...ANSONVILLE...POLKTON...MOUNT
GILEAD...ELLERBE...DOBBINS HEIGHTS...LILESVILLE AND MORVEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
50 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3514 8026 3522 8006 3531 7977 3504 7962
3488 7960 3485 7963 3482 7962 3481 7968
3480 7969 3481 8015 3493 8016
TIME...MOT...LOC 2254Z 251DEG 14KT 3508 8017 3495 8009 3482 8007

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