• Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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    NCC037-057-123-125-151-167-190300- /O.NEW.KRAH.SV.W.0200.180819T0217Z-180819T0300Z/ 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. SOURCE...Radar indicated. 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. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH $$

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