Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
930 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

NCZ107>110-290215-
Inland New Hanover NC-Inland Brunswick NC-Coastal New Hanover NC-
Coastal Brunswick NC-
930 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NEW HANOVER AND BRUNSWICK COUNTIES
UNTIL 1015 PM EDT...

At 929 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Makatoka, or 7 miles north of Shallotte, moving east at 50 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Wilmington, Leland, Oak Island, Carolina Beach, Shallotte, Sunset
Beach, Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach, Holden Beach, Ocean Isle
Beach, Caswell Beach, Bald Head Island, Snows Cut, South Masonboro
Island, Figure Eight Island, Yaupon Beach, North Masonboro Island,
Iredell, Boiling Spring Lakes and St. James.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 100 AM EDT for
southeastern North Carolina...and northeastern South Carolina.

LAT...LON 3415 7784 3391 7795 3384 7796 3386 7801
      3388 7800 3389 7803 3391 7814 3390 7837
      3385 7854 3394 7865 3396 7865 3397 7862
      3401 7864 3403 7859 3408 7855 3421 7829
      3422 7825 3424 7824 3433 7807 3427 7774
TIME...MOT...LOC 0129Z 279DEG 47KT 3409 7838

$$

JDW


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