Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
603 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

NCZ096-099-062245-
BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
603 PM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTH CENTRAL BLADEN AND NORTH
CENTRAL COLUMBUS COUNTIES...

AT 602 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR HALLSBORO...OR NEAR
WHITEVILLE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WHITEVILLE...REDBUG...EMERSON...HALLSBORO AND COLUMBUS REGIONAL
HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.

THIS INCLUDES US ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 392 AND 401.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS INCLUDING GUSTY WINDS...
SMALL HAIL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. IT
IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3428 7868 3435 7872 3447 7859 3438 7841
TIME...MOT...LOC 2202Z 238DEG 11KT 3435 7863
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