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Alamance County Emergency Management Office
Thursday October 11th, 2018 :: 04:10 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:00PM

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... Eastern Randolph County in central North Carolina... Eastern Guilford County in central North Carolina... Chatham County in central North Carolina...

* Until 500 PM EDT

* At 353 PM EDT, a line of damaging winds mixing south along the western side of Michael were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of Burlington through 13 miles northwest of Pittsboro to near Siler City to near Carthage, moving southeast at 50 mph. A quick and short lived tornado spinup also can't be ruled out. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Chapel Hill, Burlington, Asheboro, Graham, Hillsborough, Pittsboro, Siler City, North Carolina Zoo, Carrboro and Mebane.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHATHAM, NC ... ORANGE, NC ... ALAMANCE, NC ... RANDOLPH, NC ... GUILFORD, NC

Instructions:

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. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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Address/Location
Alamance County Emergency Management Office
124 West Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 336-227-1365

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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