Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
538 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

NCZ090>093-202245-
Jones-Craven-Lenoir-Duplin-
538 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN JONES...
LENOIR...WEST CENTRAL CRAVEN AND NORTHEASTERN DUPLIN COUNTIES...

At 537 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near La Grange to 6 miles northeast of
Beautancus. Movement was southeast at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Kinston, Kornegay, Deep Run, Pleasant Hill, Wyse Fork, Albertson,
Kinston Regional Jetport, Sarecta, Pink Hill and Sandy Bottom.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3517 7794 3517 7791 3516 7791 3515 7789
      3516 7789 3518 7784 3527 7783 3535 7765
      3516 7735 3493 7788 3516 7796
TIME...MOT...LOC 2137Z 332DEG 8KT 3526 7770 3519 7795

$$

JBM



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