Cary, NC (27519)

6:47 PM EDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
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Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated 8 minutes ago

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.58 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Few 1900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4800 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
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6:04 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KRDU 242235Z 25006G15KT 4SM -TSRA BR FEW019 BKN048CB OVC100 20/19 A2958 RMK AO2 TSE33B34 OCNL LTGICCG NE-SE TS NE-SE MOV NE P0024 T02000189 $
Pressure 29.58 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Few 1900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4800 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KRDU 242235Z 25006G15KT 4SM -TSRA BR FEW019 BKN048CB OVC100 20/19 A2958 RMK AO2 TSE33B34 OCNL LTGICCG NE-SE TS NE-SE MOV NE P0024 T02000189 $

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Tornado Watch
Issued: 6:43 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 266 remains in effect until 1200 am EDT for the
following locations


NC
. North Carolina counties included are

Alamance Alleghany Anson
Ashe Beaufort Bladen
Carteret Caswell Chatham
Craven Cumberland Dare
Davidson Duplin Durham
Edgecombe Forsyth Franklin
Granville Greene Guilford
Halifax Harnett Hoke
Hyde Johnston Jones
Lee Lenoir Martin
Montgomery Moore Nash
Onslow Orange Pamlico
Pender person Pitt
Randolph Richmond Robeson
Rockingham Sampson Scotland
Stanly Stokes Surry
Tyrrell Vance wake
Warren Washington Watauga
Wayne Wilkes Wilson
Yadkin




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:32 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central North Carolina, including the following
areas, Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* Through late tonight

* numerous showers and storms will bring a threat of locally heavy
rainfall through tonight. As recent rains have produced
saturated soils across the area, any additional heavy rainfall
may lead to rapid runoff and flooding. Quick rises on creeks are
also possible. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected
today through tonight, with locally higher totals of 2 to 3
inches possible, particularly in locations that see showers and
storms move repeatedly over the same area.

* Heavy rainfall may lead to flooding, especially in urban and
poor drainage areas. Rapid rises on creeks and flooding of
drainage ditches are also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for
possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

It only takes 6 to 12 inches of rapidly flowing water to float a
vehicle. Remember, never drive through areas where water covers
the Road. The water may be much deeper than it appears, and the
Road beneath could be washed away or weakened.




Special Statement
Issued: 6:37 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect portions of north
central Johnston... Nash... Franklin... northeastern wake... Warren and
northwestern Halifax counties until 745 PM EDT...

At 636 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles south of Wake
Forest to 7 miles west of Smithfield. Movement was northeast at 40
mph.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and heavy rain will be possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Nashville, Louisburg, Warrenton, Clayton, Zebulon, Norlina, Dortches,
Littleton, Bailey and Bunn.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as
45 mph are capable of knocking down tree limbs and blowing around
trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture and other light outdoor
objects.

Cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT for central
North Carolina.

Lat... Lon 3652 7790 3651 7790 3650 7787 3645 7778
      3618 7767 3545 7850 3589 7854 3624 7834
      3630 7828 3633 7828 3655 7816 3655 7794
time... Mot... loc 2236z 208deg 35kt 3588 7849 3554 7847


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637 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect portions of north
central Johnston... Nash... Franklin... northeastern wake... Warren and
northwestern Halifax counties until 745 PM EDT...

At 636 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from 6 miles south of Wake
Forest to 7 miles west of Smithfield. Movement was northeast at 40
mph.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and heavy rain will be possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Nashville, Louisburg, Warrenton, Clayton, Zebulon, Norlina, Dortches,
Littleton, Bailey and Bunn.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as
45 mph are capable of knocking down tree limbs and blowing around
trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture and other light outdoor
objects.

Cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT for central
North Carolina.

Lat... Lon 3652 7790 3651 7790 3650 7787 3645 7778
      3618 7767 3545 7850 3589 7854 3624 7834
      3630 7828 3633 7828 3655 7816 3655 7794
time... Mot... loc 2236z 208deg 35kt 3588 7849 3554 7847


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