675  
WUUS52 KRAH 152208  
SVRRAH  
NCC063-077-145-183-152315-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.SV.W.0015.180415T2208Z-180415T2315Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
608 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
PERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
GRANVILLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 715 PM EDT  
 
* AT 607 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM MILTON TO 6 MILES EAST OF GOLDSTON, MOVING NORTHEAST  
AT 45 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...  
RALEIGH, DURHAM, CARY, CHAPEL HILL, OXFORD, ROXBORO, CREEDMOOR,  
WAKE FOREST, GARNER AND FUQUAY-VARINA.  
 
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 ALAMANCE AND CHATHAM 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 3654 7846 3651 7850 3646 7851 3617 7850  
3608 7854 3602 7855 3601 7850 3565 7853  
3552 7871 3561 7899 3585 7891 3587 7891  
3586 7902 3624 7895 3624 7915 3653 7914  
3654 7914  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2207Z 240DEG 40KT 3652 7921 3560 7921  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
ELLIS  
 
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