BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1017 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018
The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Moore County in central North Carolina...
Southeastern Davidson County in central North Carolina...
Montgomery County in central North Carolina...
Southern Randolph County in central North Carolina...
Northeastern Stanly County in central North Carolina...
Southwestern Chatham County in central North Carolina...
* Until 1100 PM EDT
* At 1016 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 10 miles west of North Carolina Zoo to 7 miles
southwest of Seagrove to 6 miles southeast of Albemarle, moving
east at 40 mph.
HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
* Locations impacted include...
Asheboro, Albemarle, Southern Pines, Troy, Carthage, Badin Lake,
North Carolina Zoo, Siler City, Pinehurst and Biscoe.
Straight line winds can blow down trees, power lines, and damage
mobile homes and other buildings. Seek shelter in a sturdy structure
until the storm has passed. Stay away from windows as flying debris
generated by damaging winds can be deadly.
Damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring
with these storms. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
LAT...LON 3546 8017 3565 8005 3574 7929 3554 7929
3554 7932 3553 7931 3552 7935 3550 7934
3548 7936 3541 7931 3518 7941 3525 8022
TIME...MOT...LOC 0216Z 270DEG 33KT 3560 7994 3549 7989 3533 8009