Richmond NC-Anson NC-
451 PM EDT THU JUL 12 2018
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN ANSON AND SOUTH
CENTRAL RICHMOND COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...
At 450 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles west of Rockingham, moving southeast at 10 mph.
Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this storm.
Heavy rain and minor flooding and deadly cloud to ground lightning
will also be possible with this storm.
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
trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture and other light outdoor
Locally heavy rain will quickly reduce visibility and result in
ponding of water on roadways, standing water in low lying areas, and
minor flooding of creeks, streams, and areas of poor drainage.
Drivers are urged to slow down and use extra caution to avoid
hydroplaning, especially in urban areas where prolonged heavy rain
can quickly lead to flooding.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
LAT...LON 3481 7997 3497 8001 3501 7980 3481 7973
TIME...MOT...LOC 2050Z 330DEG 9KT 3494 7989