Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
700 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

NCZ028-043-232345-
Edgecombe NC-Wilson NC-
700 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EDGECOMBE AND NORTHEASTERN
WILSON COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

At 700 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles east of Elm City, or 11 miles south of Rocky Mount, moving east
at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Heavy rain and minor flooding will also be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Tarboro, Princeville, Sharpsburg, Pinetops, Macclesfield, Conetoe,
Speed, Willbanks and Kingsboro.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as
40 mph are capable of knocking down tree limbs and blowing around
trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture and other light outdoor
objects.

&&

LAT...LON 3582 7735 3583 7739 3582 7741 3581 7742
      3581 7745 3580 7745 3580 7747 3576 7752
      3572 7760 3571 7776 3586 7783 3591 7781
      3599 7740 3590 7734
TIME...MOT...LOC 2300Z 260DEG 28KT 3579 7774

$$

KDS



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