Headline: Special Weather Statement issued July 24 at 7:24PM EDT by NWS Raleigh NC

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Raleigh NC
Issued: 2013-07-24T19:24:37-04:00
Expires: 2013-07-24T20:15:00-04:00
Description: MONTGOMERY AND DAVIDSON COUNTIES THROUGH 815 PM EDT…

AT 724 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER
DENTON…OR ABOUT 15 MILES NORTH OF ALBEMARLE…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
10 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE MARTHA…NEW HOPE…
BADIN LAKE…AND ELDORADO.

HAZARDS INCLUDE…
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

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
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.

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Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Area Description: Davidson; Montgomery; Randolph; Stanly