Thursday July 7 2016 9:30 AM Briefing

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Thursday, July 7, 2016 9:30 AM Briefing


Overview

Satellite and Radar as of 8 AM Thursday

A large thunderstorm

complex over Kentucky and

Tennessee this morning will

move toward the Carolinas

this morning.

Thunderstorms are expected

to reform over western NC

late this morning and move

across central NC this

afternoon into this evening.

Some of the thunderstorms

could grow to become

severe, with damaging

straight-line winds the

primary hazard.


Raleigh, NC

Weather.gov/Raleigh

Storm Prediction Center

Convective Outlook for Today

Courtesy of www.spc.noaa.gov

* NWS defines a severe thunderstorm as measured wind gusts to at least 58 mph,

and/or hail to at least one inch in diameter, and/or a tornado. All thunderstorm

categories imply lightning and the potential for flooding. Categories are also tied to

the probability of a severe weather event within 25 miles of your location.


Simulated Radar for Estimating Timing

Live Radar as of 9 AM

Around Noon today 2 - 4 PM this afternoon

4 - 6 PM this afternoon 6 - 8 PM this evening 8 - 10 PM this evening

All of the thunderstorms will be capable of producing brief intense downpours, heavy water ponding on

roadways, and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning. While not all of the thunderstorms will become severe,

those which do become severe will be capable of producing damaging straight-line winds. The risk for severe

storms will be highest east and south of US-1.


For details for your specific area, including all watches,

warnings, and advisories…

Please refer to the following sites:

• Northeast NC: http://weather.gov/akq

• Eastern NC: http://weather.gov/mhx

• Southeast NC: http://weather.gov/ilm

• Central NC: http://weather.gov/rah

• Northwest NC (& mountains): http://weather.gov/rnk

• Southwest NC (& mountains): http://weather.gov/gsp

• Cherokee and Clay Counties: http://weather.gov/mrx

For specific hour-by-hour forecast details and trends for your exact location, please visit

http://forecast.weather.gov/gridpoint.php?site=rah&TypeDefault=graphical

This link will include hour-by-hour forecasts for temperature, wind, wind gusts, wind chill,

precipitation chance, etc.

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