Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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WUUS52 KMHX 240030

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
830 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  East central Jones County in eastern North Carolina...
  Central Craven County in eastern North Carolina...
  Southwestern Pamlico County in eastern North Carolina...

* Until 915 PM EDT

* At 829 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Cayton to near New Bern to near Rhems, moving
  southeast at 25 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  New Bern, Havelock, James City, Trent Woods, River Bend, Vanceboro,
  Askins, Cayton, Tuscarora, Rhems, Janeiro, Grantsboro, Riverdale,
  Olympia, Croatan, Merritt, Ernul, Catfish Lake, Neuse Forest and
  Cherry Branch Ferry Terminal.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Please send your reports of hail and/or wind damage, including trees
or large limbs downed, by calling the National Weather Service office
in Newport at 1-800-889-6889.

Damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.


LAT...LON 3506 7735 3522 7718 3538 7715 3512 7668
      3496 7673 3481 7701
TIME...MOT...LOC 0029Z 302DEG 24KT 3525 7702 3516 7704 3505 7716



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