• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    NCZ073-074-080315- Stanly NC-Montgomery NC- 1026 PM EDT TUE AUG 7 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT MONTGOMERY AND STANLY COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 PM EDT... At 1025 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Plyler, or near Albemarle, moving east at 25 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 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. Locations impacted include... Albemarle, Troy, Badin Lake, Plyler, Locust, Norwood, Badin, Oakboro, Stanfield and Mount Gilead. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as 50 mph are capable of knocking down small or weakened trees and blowing around trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture and other light outdoor objects. 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 3526 8046 3544 8033 3551 7985 3551 7979 3518 7982 3518 7985 3516 7989 3517 8011 3519 8011 3519 8013 3517 8013 3518 8024 3521 8025 3518 8031 3519 8049 TIME...MOT...LOC 0225Z 270DEG 24KT 3533 8029 $$

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