Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1047 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

NCZ027-028-030330-
NASH NC-EDGECOMBE NC-
1047 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NASH
AND EDGECOMBE COUNTIES UNTIL 1130 PM EDT...

AT 1046 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER ROCKY MOUNT...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKY MOUNT...TARBORO...PRINCEVILLE...SHARPSBURG...PINETOPS...
CONETOE...SPEED...LEGGETT 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.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE
EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3582 7736 3583 7739 3583 7740 3581 7742
      3581 7745 3580 7745 3580 7747 3576 7752
      3573 7757 3589 7787 3602 7782 3598 7739
      3590 7734
TIME...MOT...LOC 0246Z 285DEG 19KT 3592 7776

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