Sandy Plain, NC

4:34 PM EDT on August 17, 2017 (GMT -0400)
The Gates At Ethans Glen | | Change Station

Elev 370 ft 35.98 °N, 78.68 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
83.7 °F
Feels Like 96 °F
N
0.6
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 2.5 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:35 AM 8:01 PM
Waning Crescent, 20% visible
SPECI KRDU 172006Z 19008G17KT 7SM R23R/3000VP6000FT -RA FEW028 BKN041TCU BKN055 BKN250 28/25 A2997 RMK AO2 CB DSNT NE AND SE TCU ALQDS P0018 T02780250 $
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:35 AM 8:01 PM
Waning Crescent, 20% visible
SPECI KRDU 172006Z 19008G17KT 7SM R23R/3000VP6000FT -RA FEW028 BKN041TCU BKN055 BKN250 28/25 A2997 RMK AO2 CB DSNT NE AND SE TCU ALQDS P0018 T02780250 $

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 4:29 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 445 PM EDT
for west central Nash... east central wake and southwestern Franklin
counties...

At 428 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Bunn, or near
Louisburg, moving southeast at 15 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect potential damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Louisburg, Zebulon, Bunn, Wendell, Spring Hope and pilot.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Straight line winds can blow down trees, power lines, and damage
Mobile homes and other buildings. Seek shelter in a sturdy structure
until the storm has passed. Stay away from windows as flying debris
generated by damaging winds can be deadly.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Raleigh.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 3606 7844 3610 7828 3590 7806 3578 7836
time... Mot... loc 2028z 336deg 11kt 3600 7832

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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Heat Advisory
Issued: 1:06 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Heat index values... will range from 105 to 109 due to
temperatures in the upper 80s and lower 90s combined with
dew points in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing... elevated heat index values will continue through
the afternoon into the early evening.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Hot temperatures and high humidity will create a
situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.




Special Statement
Issued: 3:59 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect west central Nash... northeastern
wake and Franklin counties until 500 PM EDT...

At 358 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Louisburg, moving southeast at 15 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 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...
Nashville, Louisburg, Wake Forest, Franklinton, Bunn, Rolesville,
Spring Hope, Youngsville and Purnell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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 3595 7789 3585 7861 3603 7857 3602 7855
      3608 7854 3613 7852 3615 7820
time... Mot... loc 1958z 335deg 11kt 3609 7836


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359 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will affect west central Nash... northeastern
wake and Franklin counties until 500 PM EDT...

At 358 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Louisburg, moving southeast at 15 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 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...
Nashville, Louisburg, Wake Forest, Franklinton, Bunn, Rolesville,
Spring Hope, Youngsville and Purnell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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 3595 7789 3585 7861 3603 7857 3602 7855
      3608 7854 3613 7852 3615 7820
time... Mot... loc 1958z 335deg 11kt 3609 7836


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