Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
112 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

NCZ011-027-028-042-043-077-078-086-088-089-191830-
JOHNSTON  NC-CUMBERLAND  NC-HALIFAX  NC-NASH  NC-HOKE  NC-WILSON  NC-
EDGECOMBE  NC-WAYNE  NC-HARNETT  NC-SAMPSON  NC-
112 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016

 ...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE
COASTAL PLAIN OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...ESPECIALLY THE I-95
CORRIDOR INCLUDING JOHNSTON...CUMBERLAND...HALIFAX...NASH...
SOUTHEASTERN HOKE...WILSON...EDGECOMBE...WAYNE...SOUTHEASTERN
HARNETT AND SAMPSON COUNTIES UNTIL 230 PM EDT...

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

FAYETTEVILLE...ROCKY MOUNT... GOLDSBORO... ROANOKE RAPIDS...
TARBORO... SMITHFIELD...CLINTON...NASHVILLE...HALIFAX AND FORT BRAGG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING
AREAS...AND MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS...AND AREAS OF POOR
DRAINAGE.

DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID
HYDROPLANING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WHERE PROLONGED HEAVY RAIN
CAN QUICKLY LEAD TO FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3485 7850 3483 7890 3495 7904 3484 7929
      3563 7838 3650 7782 3642 7756 3632 7757
      3632 7744 3610 7723 3600 7741 3582 7736
      3557 7782 3518 7783 3519 7816 3474 7820
      3471 7811 3455 7825
TIME...MOT...LOC 1709Z 240DEG 49KT 3601 7774

$$

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