Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1200 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

NCZ087-096-099-210500-
Robeson NC-Columbus NC-Bladen NC-
1200 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHEASTERN ROBESON...SOUTHWESTERN
BLADEN AND NORTHWESTERN COLUMBUS COUNTIES UNTIL 100 AM EDT...

At 1200 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Butters, or 11 miles southeast of Lumberton, moving southeast at 15
mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Chadbourn, Bladenboro, Boardman, Abbottsburg, Butters, Evergreen and
Southeastern Community College.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

LAT...LON 3457 7886 3458 7881 3458 7876 3456 7873
      3447 7870 3443 7864 3428 7882 3454 7900
      3461 7892
TIME...MOT...LOC 0400Z 320DEG 13KT 3449 7888

$$

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