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Alamance County Emergency Management Office
Tuesday August 13th, 2019 :: 03:13 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:00PM

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Alamance County in central North Carolina... Southwestern Orange County in central North Carolina... North central Chatham County in central North Carolina...

* Until 400 PM EDT

* At 309 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles south of Graham, moving east at 15 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar 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, Carrboro, Swepsonville, Snow Camp, Sutphin, Cane Creek Reservoir and Saxapahaw.

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

Instructions:

Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from windows.

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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