• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    NCZ073-221745- Stanly NC- 115 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL STANLY COUNTY UNTIL 145 PM EDT... At 114 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong developing thunderstorm near Plyler, or 8 miles west of Albemarle, moving north at 20 mph. Wind gusts up to 40 mph, heavy rainfall, and intermittent lightning strikes will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Albemarle, Plyler, Locust, Oakboro, Stanfield, Richfield, New London and Finger. 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. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. && LAT...LON 3550 8030 3551 8018 3549 8018 3547 8015 3547 8014 3521 8033 3523 8047 TIME...MOT...LOC 1714Z 197DEG 19KT 3535 8034 $$

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