Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
805 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

NCZ042-077-078-088-089-220100-
JOHNSTON   NC-CUMBERLAND   NC-WAYNE   NC-HARNETT   NC-SAMPSON   NC-
805 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

 ...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS
OF SOUTHERN JOHNSTON...CENTRAL CUMBERLAND...WAYNE...SOUTHEASTERN
HARNETT AND SAMPSON COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 805 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER GODWIN...OR 14 MILES NORTHEAST OF
FAYETTEVILLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FAYETTEVILLE...GOLDSBORO...CLINTON...DUNN...MOUNT OLIVE...BENSON...
WALNUT CREEK...HARRELLS...GODWIN AND ERWIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND
TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR
OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3463 7832 3467 7832 3470 7837 3475 7839
      3485 7850 3485 7866 3501 7891 3545 7873
      3540 7780 3518 7784 3515 7789 3519 7802
      3518 7807 3519 7816 3490 7815 3474 7820
      3471 7813 3472 7811 3471 7811 3458 7824
TIME...MOT...LOC 0005Z 292DEG 35KT 3518 7868

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