Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
419 PM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017

NCZ080-081-093-094-192100-
Craven-Beaufort-Mainland Hyde-Pamlico-
419 PM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN MAINLAND HYDE...
CENTRAL CRAVEN...SOUTHEASTERN BEAUFORT AND PAMLICO COUNTIES...

At 418 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Olympia, or
near New Bern, moving east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and heavy downpours are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
New Bern, James City, PAMLICO BEACH, ASKINS, CAYTON, LOWLAND,
FLORENCE, GRANTSBORO, ROYAL, OLYMPIA, SOUTH CREEK, MARIBEL, Fairfield
Harbour, Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, Bayboro, Alliance,
Aurora, Bridgeton, Stonewall and Vandemere.

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

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

LAT...LON 3504 7706 3521 7715 3542 7654 3516 7644
TIME...MOT...LOC 2018Z 251DEG 20KT 3516 7699

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