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Alamance County Emergency Management Office
Wednesday August 21st, 2019 :: 05:46 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:00PM

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northern Alamance County in central North Carolina... East central Davidson County in central North Carolina... Northern Randolph County in central North Carolina... Guilford County in central North Carolina...

* Until 700 PM EDT

* At 542 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Reidsville to near Pine Hall to near Lexington, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Law enforcement reported a history of sporadic downed trees with this line of storms as it crossed Forsyth County. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, Asheboro, Graham, Randleman, Thomasville, Elon, McLeansville and Archdale.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DAVIDSON, NC ... ALAMANCE, NC ... GUILFORD, NC ... RANDOLPH, 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.

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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