Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
242 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

NCZ090>093-095-098-231945-
ONSLOW-JONES-CRAVEN-DUPLIN-LENOIR-CARTERET-
242 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN DUPLIN...
EASTERN LENOIR...WESTERN CARTERET...ONSLOW...JONES AND NORTHWESTERN
CRAVEN COUNTIES...

AT 242 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GRIFTON TO NEAR WOODSIDE...AND
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JACKSONVILLE...NEW BERN...HALF MOON...NEW RIVER STATION...PINEY
GREEN...CAMP LEJEUNE CENTER...PUMPKIN CENTER...TRENT WOODS...RIVER
BEND...SWANSBORO...RICHLANDS...MAYSVILLE...RICHLANDS SOUTH...SNEADS
FERRY...ALBERT J ELLIS AIRPORT...HOLLY RIDGE...DOVER...COVE CITY...
POLLOCKSVILLE AND TRENTON.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY CAN RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN NEWPORT.

LAT...LON 3446 7752 3446 7754 3448 7758 3472 7768
      3472 7770 3503 7757 3532 7739 3526 7722
      3515 7707 3507 7710 3507 7709 3477 7715
      3465 7714 3468 7715 3470 7718 3463 7714
      3463 7718 3462 7718 3444 7752
TIME...MOT...LOC 1842Z 293DEG 9KT 3530 7739 3449 7770
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