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Alamance County Emergency Management Office
Thursday August 22nd, 2019 :: 02:43 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:45PM

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Alamance County in central North Carolina... Northeastern Randolph County in central North Carolina... Western Chatham County in central North Carolina...

* Until 345 PM EDT

* At 241 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of Randleman, moving east at 15 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Asheboro, Randleman, Siler City, Liberty, Ramseur, Franklinville, Staley, Snow Camp, Coleridge and Hasty.

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

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. 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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