630  
WWUS82 KRAH 161926  
SPSRAH  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
326 PM EDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
 
NCZ025-040-041-076-077-162030-  
LEE NC-CHATHAM NC-DURHAM NC-HARNETT NC-WAKE NC-  
326 PM EDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
 
...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL  
HARNETT, NORTHERN LEE, WAKE, EASTERN CHATHAM AND SOUTHEASTERN DURHAM  
COUNTIES THROUGH 430 PM EDT...  
 
AT 325 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG SHOWERS ALONG A  
LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES WEST OF CARY TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF  
PITTSBORO TO NEAR GOLDSTON. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
RALEIGH, DURHAM, CARY, SANFORD, GARNER, FUQUAY-VARINA, ZEBULON,  
ANGIER, RDU INTERNATIONAL AND APEX.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 
DONT WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THE FIRST LIGHTNING FLASH BEFORE HEADING TO  
SAFETY. MOVE INDOORS AT THE FIRST SIGN OF THREATENING SKIES OR THE  
FIRST SOUND OF THUNDER. DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES CAN OCCUR WELL AHEAD  
OF AN APPROACHING STORM, PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF RAIN AND WIND.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3590 7833 3587 7828 3583 7826 3581 7827  
3571 7847 3552 7871 3547 7920 3546 7935  
3547 7936 3550 7934 3552 7935 3569 7915  
3595 7890  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1925Z 257DEG 27KT 3578 7898 3565 7907 3555 7927  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH  
 

 
 
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