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Strong thunderstorm over Rowan until 3:45 p.m.

… A strong thunderstorm will impact southern Rowan and northeastern
Cabarrus counties until 345 PM EDT…

At 308 PM EDT… Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles west of Salisbury… or 5 miles north of China Grove… moving
southeast at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include… Salisbury… Kannapolis… China
Grove… Landis… Granite Quarry… Rockwell… Mt
pleasant… Faith… High Rock Lake and Piedmont research station.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead… or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

This storm may intensify… so be certain to monitor local radio and
TV stations… as well as local cable TV outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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