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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 554
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
100 PM EDT THU JUL 18 2024

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 554 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

NCC001-007-013-015-025-029-037-041-049-051-053-055-057-061-063-
065-069-073-077-079-083-085-091-093-095-101-103-105-107-117-119-
123-125-127-131-135-137-139-143-145-147-151-153-163-165-167-177-
179-181-183-185-187-191-195-190100-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0554.240718T1700Z-240719T0100Z/

NC
.    NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALAMANCE             ANSON               BEAUFORT
BERTIE               CABARRUS            CAMDEN
CHATHAM              CHOWAN              CRAVEN
CUMBERLAND           CURRITUCK           DARE
DAVIDSON             DUPLIN              DURHAM
EDGECOMBE            FRANKLIN            GATES
GRANVILLE            GREENE              HALIFAX
HARNETT              HERTFORD            HOKE
HYDE                 JOHNSTON            JONES
LEE                  LENOIR              MARTIN
MECKLENBURG          MONTGOMERY          MOORE
NASH                 NORTHAMPTON         ORANGE
PAMLICO              PASQUOTANK          PERQUIMANS
PERSON               PITT                RANDOLPH
RICHMOND             SAMPSON             SCOTLAND
STANLY               TYRRELL             UNION
VANCE                WAKE                WARREN
WASHINGTON           WAYNE               WILSON
$$


Flood Watch


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1130 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

.Thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall rates are expected this
afternoon and evening.

NCZ004>006-VAZ043>045-058-059-182330-
/O.NEW.KRNK.FA.A.0007.240718T1600Z-240719T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Henry-Pittsylvania-Campbell-Halifax-
Charlotte-
Including the cities of Martinsville, Danville, Keysville, South
Boston, Danbury, Lynchburg, Eden, and Yanceyville
1130 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Portions of north central North Carolina, including the
  following counties, Caswell, Rockingham and Stokes and Virginia,
  including the following counties, Campbell, Charlotte, Halifax,
  Henry and Pittsylvania.

* WHEN...Through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
  Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur
  in poor drainage and urban areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - Strong thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall rates are
    expected this afternoon. Rainfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per
    hour are likely. Many locations are primed for rapid runoff
    of very heavy rainfall due to the rain that fell on
    Wednesday.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$

AMS


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
230 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

NCZ053-505>508-181915-
Buncombe NC-McDowell Mountains NC-Greater Rutherford NC-
Rutherford Mountains NC-Eastern McDowell NC-
230 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN MCDOWELL...NORTHERN
RUTHERFORD AND SOUTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTIES THROUGH 315 PM EDT...

At 230 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12
miles northwest of Rutherfordton, or 6 miles northeast of Lake Lure,
moving east at 25 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to outdoor objects is
         possible.

Locations impacted include...
Rutherfordton, Lake Lure, Bostic, Chimney Rock Village, Chimney Rock
State Park, Spindale, Green Hill, Thermal City, Sunshine, and Union
Mills.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

&&

LAT...LON 3561 8175 3535 8180 3545 8226 3558 8225
      3560 8183 3558 8182 3558 8180 3559 8179
      3559 8177 3561 8176
TIME...MOT...LOC 1830Z 274DEG 21KT 3550 8211

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

$$

MPR

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
227 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

GAZ022-033-034-181900-
North Fulton GA-Forsyth GA-Gwinnett GA-
227 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southwestern
Forsyth, northwestern Gwinnett and northeastern Fulton Counties
through 300 PM EDT...

At 227 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was over Roswell, or near
Mountain Park, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind, frequent cloud to ground lightning and
         heavy rain.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
         light, unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
         street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

Locations impacted include...
Cumming, Peachtree Corners, Mountain Park, Sandy Springs, Roswell,
Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Dunwoody, Milton, Duluth, Sugar Hill,
Suwanee, Norcross, Berkeley Lake, and Brookwood.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
hydroplaning.

&&

LAT...LON 3409 8403 3395 8405 3395 8427 3397 8433
      3397 8435 3395 8435 3395 8440 3396 8439
      3399 8438 3401 8440 3404 8440 3405 8442
      3410 8442 3422 8411
TIME...MOT...LOC 1827Z 256DEG 25KT 3403 8434

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
231 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-
068>070-501>510-SCZ008>014-019-101>109-191845-
Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Avery-Alexander-
Iredell-Davie-Madison-Yancey-Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Catawba-
Rowan-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
Henderson-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Caldwell Mountains-
Greater Caldwell-Burke Mountains-Greater Burke-McDowell Mountains-
Eastern McDowell-Rutherford Mountains-Greater Rutherford-
Polk Mountains-Eastern Polk-Cherokee-York-Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-
Union SC-Chester-Greenwood-Oconee Mountains-Pickens Mountains-
Greenville Mountains-Greater Oconee-Greater Pickens-
Central Greenville-Southern Greenville-Northern Spartanburg-
Southern Spartanburg-
231 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Georgia, piedmont
North Carolina, western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected to develop across
the area this afternoon and evening. The main threats will be from
frequent cloud to ground lightning and brief torrential rainfall.
However, a few storms could briefly become severe and produce
isolated damaging wind gusts. In addition, excessive rainfall could
occur in isolated locations, resulting in flash flooding of small
streams and urban areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

None.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
231 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

NCZ071-072-082-191845-
Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-Union NC-
231 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 554 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for piedmont North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

None.

$$

AR

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
128 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

NCZ021-022-190930-
Forsyth-Guilford-
128 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

There is a marginal risk (level 1 of 5) for severe storms through
this evening. A few of the stronger storms could be capable of
producing damaging wind gusts over 60 mph.

Additionally, there is a marginal risk (level 1 of 4) for excessive
rainfall through this evening. Flash flooding may be possible within
heavier downpours, especially over urban areas and in areas of poor
drainage.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

A marginal risk (level 1 of 4) of excessive rainfall continues for
each day Friday through Monday, as a wet and unsettled pattern
continues. Flash flooding could be a concern within heavy downpours.

Also, there is a marginal risk of severe storms Saturday across much
of central North Carolina, with a primary threat of damaging winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
128 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

NCZ023-038>040-073>076-083-084-190930-
Alamance-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Anson-
Richmond-
128 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 554 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

Additionally, there is a marginal risk (level 1 of 4) to slight risk
(level 2 of 4) for excessive rainfall through this evening. Flash
flooding may be possible within heavier downpours, especially over
urban areas and in areas of poor drainage.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

A marginal risk of excessive rainfall continues for each day Friday
through Monday, as a wet and unsettled pattern continues. Flash
flooding could be a concern within heavy downpours.

Also, there is a marginal risk of severe storms Saturday across much
of central North Carolina, with a primary threat of damaging winds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
1108 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-191515-
Baldwin-Banks-Barrow-Bartow-Bibb-Bleckley-Butts-Carroll-Catoosa-
Chattahoochee-Chattooga-Cherokee-Clarke-Clayton-Cobb-Coweta-
Crawford-Crisp-Dade-Dawson-DeKalb-Dodge-Dooly-Douglas-Emanuel-
Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene-
Gwinnett-Hall-Hancock-Haralson-Harris-Heard-Henry-Houston-Jackson-
Jasper-Jefferson-Johnson-Jones-Lamar-Laurens-Lumpkin-Macon-
Madison-Marion-Meriwether-Monroe-Montgomery-Morgan-Murray-
Muscogee-Newton-North Fulton-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Paulding-Peach-
Pickens-Pike-Polk-Pulaski-Putnam-Rockdale-Schley-South Fulton-
Spalding-Stewart-Sumter-Talbot-Taliaferro-Taylor-Telfair-Toombs-
Towns-Treutlen-Troup-Twiggs-Union-Upson-Walker-Walton-Warren-
Washington-Webster-Wheeler-White-Whitfield-Wilcox-Wilkes-
Wilkinson-
1108 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon, coming to and
end after sundown. The main threat will be gusty winds, frequent
lightning and locally heavy rainfall.

Hot and humid conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees
are possible mainly south of a line from Columbus to Athens.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday...

Scattered to numerous afternoon and evening thunderstorms can be
expected through the weekend. Severe weather is not expected at
this time but heavy rain could elevate the localized flash flood
threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1108 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

NCZ087-096-099-105-107-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-055-058-059-
191515-
Robeson-Bladen-Columbus-Inland Pender-Inland New Hanover-
Inland Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Georgetown-Central Horry-Northern Horry-
1108 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms Today and isolated flooding
possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Isolated flooding from showers and thunderstorms possible through
the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
251 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ009-012>017-022-032>034-043>047-058-059-190700-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Watauga-Wilkes-
Yadkin-Smyth-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-
Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Henry-Pittsylvania-Campbell-Appomattox-
Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-
251 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina,
northwest North Carolina, central Virginia, south central Virginia,
southwest Virginia and west central Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

There is a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms today. Storms will
be capable of damaging winds.

There is a Marginal Risk of excessive rainfall today. Heavy rainfall
from thunderstorms could lead to localized flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms could lead to localized flooding
each day through the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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