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Special Statement

Statement as of 5:35 PM EDT on August 20, 2014

Expires 6:30 PM EDT on August 20, 2014


... Strong thunderstorms will affect portions of wake and
southeastern Durham counties until 630 PM EDT...

At 532 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm 5 miles northwest of rdu international Airport
moving southeast at 15 mph. Another strong thunderstorm was located
over Wake Forest... also moving southeast at 15 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Frequent lightning will also pose a weather hazard.

Locations impacted include... Raleigh... Durham... Cary... Wake
Forest... rdu international... and Morrisville.

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
trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and other light outdoor
objects.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.

Move indoors at the first sign of threatening skies or the first
sound of thunder. Make sure that lightning is well away from your
location before resuming outdoor activity.


Lat... Lon 3602 7855 3574 7839 3571 7847 3565 7853
      3554 7879 3584 7891 3587 7891 3587 7893
      3592 7895 3607 7873 3608 7869
time... Mot... loc 2132z 334deg 14kt 3589 7881


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