Severe Weather Statement
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Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
546 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

NCC101-163-191-242215-
/O.CON.KRAH.TO.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170524T2215Z/
Wayne NC-Sampson NC-Johnston NC-
546 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN WAYNE...NORTH CENTRAL SAMPSON AND SOUTHEASTERN JOHNSTON
COUNTIES...

At 544 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 12 miles southeast of Benson, or 16 miles south of
Smithfield, moving north at 25 mph. Another severe storm capable of
producing a tornado was approaching the Hobbton area from the south.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
         shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage
         to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree damage is
         likely.

Locations impacted include...
Four Oaks, Newton Grove, Hobbton and Grantham.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

If a tornado or other severe weather is spotted, report it to the
National Weather Service or your local nearest law enforcement agency
who will send your report. This act may save lives of others in the
path of dangerous weather.

&&

LAT...LON 3508 7830 3511 7851 3546 7848 3539 7811
TIME...MOT...LOC 2144Z 190DEG 21KT 3527 7836

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...<.75IN

$$

WSS



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