Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
710 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

NCZ028-043-250015-
Edgecombe NC-Wilson NC-
710 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...A strong thunderstorm will affect portions of southwestern
Edgecombe and eastern Wilson Counties Until 815 PM EDT...

At 710 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking A strong thunderstorm near
Wilson, or 15 miles west of Farmville, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Wilson, Elm City, Sharpsburg, Pinetops,
Stantonsburg, Black Creek, Macclesfield and Saratoga.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Doppler radar has indicated weak rotation with this storm. If the
storm intensifies and rotation strengthens, a warning may need to be
issued.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until midnight EDT for central
North Carolina.

LAT...LON 3564 7772 3557 7782 3559 7782 3558 7790
      3562 7799 3584 7785 3585 7785 3602 7774
      3592 7752
TIME...MOT...LOC 2310Z 206DEG 26KT 3565 7785

$$

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