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Severe Weather Outlook: Thursday

By WCHL News Posted June 13, 2013 at 8:19 am
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***Update from the National Weather Service's Shawna Cokley***
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 410 AM EDT THU JUN 13 2013 PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH- EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE- RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON- THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. A POTENT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL TRACK RAPIDLY EAST ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES TODAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT IN THE PIEDMONT BY MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MORE NUMEROUS AND EVENTUALLY DEVELOPING INTO A SQUALL LINE BY LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS THEY MOVE QUICKLY EAST ACROSS THE TRIANGLE AND INTO THE COASTAL PLAIN. DUE TO AN UNUSUALLY FAVORABLE ENVIRONMENT IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION...ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 65 MPH AND QUARTER TO GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL. ADDITIONALLY...THE COMBINATION OF A HUMID AIRMASS AND HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES AS HIGH AS 100 TO 102 DEGREES FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS AFTERNOON. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... THERE IS A HIGH PROBABILITY THAT SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED ALONG AND EAST OF THE HIGHWAY 1 CORRIDOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST DAY 1 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK FROM THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER AT WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV AND BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS LATER TODAY.
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