Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
215 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

NCZ077-088-211900-
CUMBERLAND NC-HARNETT NC-
215 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN
CUMBERLAND AND SOUTHERN HARNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

AT 215 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR POPE AFB...OR 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF FORT
BRAGG...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FAYETTEVILLE...FORT BRAGG...DUNN...GODWIN...POPE AFB...SPRING LAKE...
ERWIN...EASTOVER...WADE AND FALCON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER
INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM
LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 3511 7910 3513 7911 3519 7910 3521 7915
      3524 7916 3527 7921 3533 7916 3536 7862
      3520 7864 3513 7864 3512 7865 3512 7864
      3509 7867 3505 7866
TIME...MOT...LOC 1815Z 273DEG 24KT 3524 7909

$$

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