Lenoir, NC

7:51 PM EDT on August 25, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Charlesmont | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Statement

Elev 1289 ft 35.94 °N, 81.51 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

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Feels Like 93 °F
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Pressure 30.16 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 72%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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6:52 AM 8:02 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KMRN 252340Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 29/26 A3016 RMK AO2 T02850255
Pressure 30.16 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 72%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 8:02 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KMRN 252340Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 29/26 A3016 RMK AO2 T02850255
A tropical disturbance pushing toward the Bahamas, is expected to develop into a tropical depression or storm, and will likely target Florida and the Gulf Coast this weekend into next week.

Right now, the disturbance remains a broad area of low pressure pushing through the Dominican Republic and Haiti, headed toward the southeast Bahamas. Rainfall totals over 3 inches (with locally higher amounts) are expected in HispaƱiola, particularly over elevated terrain.

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Special Statement
Issued: 7:27 PM EDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm with intense lightning will impact eastern
Caldwell County until 800 PM EDT...

At 727 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 9 miles northeast of Lenoir... or 4 miles northeast
of Cedar Rock... moving southwest at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Lenoir... sawmills... Hudson... cajah's mountain... Cedar
Rock... Patterson and Kings Creek.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 40 mph will be
possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage... such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.


Lat... Lon 3609 8147 3609 8145 3607 8144 3607 8141
      3605 8139 3604 8139 3604 8137 3602 8134
      3599 8133 3592 8134 3589 8134 3578 8150
      3600 8167 3610 8149
time... Mot... loc 2327z 057deg 10kt 3599 8140


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727 PM EDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... A strong thunderstorm with intense lightning will impact eastern
Caldwell County until 800 PM EDT...

At 727 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 9 miles northeast of Lenoir... or 4 miles northeast
of Cedar Rock... moving southwest at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Lenoir... sawmills... Hudson... cajah's mountain... Cedar
Rock... Patterson and Kings Creek.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 40 mph will be
possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage... such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.


Lat... Lon 3609 8147 3609 8145 3607 8144 3607 8141
      3605 8139 3604 8139 3604 8137 3602 8134
      3599 8133 3592 8134 3589 8134 3578 8150
      3600 8167 3610 8149
time... Mot... loc 2327z 057deg 10kt 3599 8140


Rwh