Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WWUS82 KRAH 151406

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
906 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

Scotland NC-Sampson NC-Hoke NC-Harnett NC-Wayne NC-Cumberland NC-
906 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...A line of showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds will affect
portions of east central Scotland...northern Sampson...eastern
Hoke...southeastern Harnett...southwestern Wayne and Cumberland
Counties Until 945 AM EST...

At 904 AM EST, Doppler radar was tracking a line of showers and
thunderstorms along a line extending from Pope AFB to 6 miles
northeast of Laurinburg. Movement was east at 70 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Fayetteville, Clinton, Raeford, Fort Bragg, Godwin, Pope AFB,
Antioch, Hope Mills, Spring Lake and Eastover.


Dont wait until you see the first lightning flash before heading to
safety. Move indoors at the first sign of threatening skies or the
first sound of thunder. Deadly lightning strikes can occur well ahead
of an approaching storm, prior to the arrival of rain and wind. Make
sure that lightning is well away from your location before resuming
outdoor activity.


LAT...LON 3481 7943 3529 7898 3525 7813 3484 7846
      3484 7849 3485 7850 3485 7877 3483 7890
      3490 7894 3495 7904 3483 7919 3484 7935
      3481 7936
TIME...MOT...LOC 1404Z 267DEG 61KT 3517 7900 3484 7939


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