Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
625 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

NCZ090-091-172300-
DUPLIN-LENOIR-
625 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL MOVE ACROSS DUPLIN AND LENOIR COUNTIES
THROUGH 700 PM EDT...

AT 625 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER LA
GRANGE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE...MOSS HILL...FALLING
CREEK.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
PEA SIZE HAIL.
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 MPH.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. STRONG WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL TREES AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...
POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...WHICH WILL CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS INCLUDING DITCHES...CREEKS...ROADWAYS AND
AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALSO REDUCE DRIVING SPEEDS TO AVOID
HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3522 7783 3534 7783 3536 7782 3520 7754
      3506 7768 3518 7784 3522 7784
TIME...MOT...LOC 2225Z 310DEG 9KT 3524 7781

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