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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
401 AM EST THU FEB 22 2007

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-222100-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-
WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-
ANSON-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROXBORO...OXFORD...HENDERSON...
WARRENTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...
HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...CHAPEL HILL...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...
NASHVILLE...ROCKY MOUNT...LEXINGTON...ASHEBORO...PITTSBORO...
RALEIGH...SMITHFIELD...WILSON...ALBEMARLE...TROY...
SOUTHERN PINES...SANFORD...LILLINGTON...GOLDSBORO...WADESBORO...
ROCKINGHAM...LAURINBURG...RAEFORD...FAYETTEVILLE...CLINTON
401 AM EST THU FEB 22 2007

...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH
CAROLINA...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA DURING THE DAY TODAY.
STRONG WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DISTURBANCE WILL BE ABLE TO REACH
THE SURFACE BY THIS AFTERNOON AS THE FRONT PASSES BY.

AT THIS TIME...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
MPH ARE EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A
FEW ISOLATED GUSTS COULD REACH UP TO 45 MPH. GUSTY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35
MPH POSSIBLE. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT.

WINDS THIS STRONG COULD MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. PLEASE USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING ACROSS THE
AREA TODAY.

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