Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
337 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

NCZ041-042-077-292015-
JOHNSTON   NC-WAKE   NC-HARNETT   NC-
337 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
JOHNSTON...SOUTHWESTERN WAKE AND EASTERN HARNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 415
PM EDT...

AT 337 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
BENSON...OR 12 MILES EAST OF LILLINGTON...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GARNER...FUQUAY-VARINA...DUNN...ANGIER...BENSON...HOLLY SPRINGS...ERWIN...
COATS...LAKE BENSON AND BUIES CREEK.

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.

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 3565 7888 3573 7856 3532 7847 3531 7853
      3532 7854 3530 7857 3530 7858 3529 7859
      3527 7868
TIME...MOT...LOC 1937Z 162DEG 20KT 3537 7860

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