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August 15, 2023 - 3:53 pm

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Eastern Alamance County in central North Carolina…
Orange County in central North Carolina…
Durham County in central North Carolina…
Northern Chatham County in central North Carolina…

* Until 430 PM EDT.

* At 350 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles west of
Carrboro, or 11 miles southeast of Graham, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.

SOURCE…Emergency management.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable
tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes,
roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include…
Durham, Chapel Hill, Burlington, Graham, Hillsborough, Pittsboro,
Siler City, Carrboro, Mebane and Rougemont.

This includes the following highways…
Interstate 85 between Mile Markers 163 and 182.
Interstate 40 between Mile Markers 147 and 162, and between Mile
Markers 259 and 278.
NC Highway 264 between Mile Markers 386 and 378.