Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
538 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

NCZ099-109-110-172230-
Inland Brunswick NC-Columbus NC-Coastal Brunswick NC-
538 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHWESTERN BRUNSWICK AND CENTRAL
COLUMBUS COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

At 538 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Bethel, or 13 miles south of Whiteville, moving east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Ocean Isle Beach, Bethel, Lake Waccamaw, Freeland, Grissettown,
Nakina, Redbug, Old Dock, Exum, Mollie, Bughill, Sidney, Longwood,
Williams, Russtown, Pireway, Ash, Dulah, Crusoe Island and Hallsboro.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Thunderstorms can pose a variety of threats including gusty winds,
small hail, cloud to ground lightning, and localized flooding. It is
recommended that you remain indoors until the storm passes.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

&&

LAT...LON 3389 7843 3388 7844 3398 7870 3408 7881
      3431 7877 3433 7841
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 273DEG 20KT 3413 7871

$$

JDW



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