057  
WUUS52 KRAH 152125  
SVRRAH  
NCC001-037-135-152230-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.SV.W.0013.180415T2125Z-180415T2230Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
525 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
ALAMANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
ORANGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 630 PM EDT  
 
* AT 524 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MONROETON TO 11 MILES EAST OF  
SEAGROVE, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHAPEL HILL, BURLINGTON, GRAHAM, HILLSBOROUGH, PITTSBORO, SILER  
CITY, CARRBORO, MEBANE, GOLDSTON AND ELON COLLEGE.  
 
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.  
 
THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. THESE STORMS ARE PRODUCING WIDESPREAD  
WIND DAMAGE ACROSS GUILDFORD AND RANDOLPH COUNTIES. SEEK SHELTER NOW  
INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL NORTH  
CAROLINA.  
 
LAT...LON 3624 7895 3586 7902 3586 7901 3587 7891  
3561 7899 3558 7892 3552 7897 3555 7903  
3561 7908 3563 7912 3557 7920 3556 7920  
3555 7922 3557 7922 3557 7924 3553 7927  
3556 7929 3552 7935 3552 7956 3625 7953  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2124Z 256DEG 25KT 3623 7963 3554 7957  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
ELLIS  
 
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