Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
739 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

NCZ042-077-240045-
Johnston NC-Harnett NC-
739 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN HARNETT
AND CENTRAL JOHNSTON COUNTIES UNTIL 845 PM EDT...

At 738 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from 8 miles southwest of
Clayton to near Benson. Movement was northeast at 20 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Heavy rain and deadly cloud to ground lightning will also be
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Smithfield, Benson, Micro, Selma, Erwin, Coats, Four Oaks, Pine Level
and Coats Crossroads.

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.

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 3540 7821 3532 7869 3552 7870 3563 7856
      3559 7814
TIME...MOT...LOC 2338Z 244DEG 17KT 3554 7853 3537 7861

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