• Special Weather Statement

    NCZ073>075-083>086-130215- Scotland NC-Stanly NC-Richmond NC-Anson NC-Hoke NC-Moore NC- Montgomery NC- 913 PM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018 ...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN MOORE... SCOTLAND...ANSON...RICHMOND...SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY...SOUTHEASTERN STANLY AND CENTRAL HOKE COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 PM EDT... At 911 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 10 miles south of Biscoe to 7 miles west of Wadesboro. Movement was east at 20 mph. Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with these storms. Heavy rain and minor flooding, along with deadly cloud to ground lightning, can be expected with these storms. Locations impacted include... Laurinburg, Southern Pines, Rockingham, Wadesboro, Troy, Pinehurst, Hamlet, Aberdeen, Biscoe and Ansonville. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as 40 mph are capable of knocking down tree limbs and blowing around outdoor objects. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. These thunderstorms are producing an excessive amount of deadly cloud to ground lightning. Seek shelter indoors and stay away from windows. && LAT...LON 3480 7968 3482 8032 3506 8029 3540 7995 3518 7911 3467 7951 TIME...MOT...LOC 0111Z 283DEG 19KT 3522 7983 3493 8019 $$

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