Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1247 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

NCZ046-081-301730-
TYRRELL-MAINLAND HYDE-
1247 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN TYRRELL AND NORTH
CENTRAL MAINLAND HYDE COUNTIES...

AT 1247 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 17 MILES SOUTH OF
COLUMBIA...OR 30 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PLYMOUTH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15
MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHERN TYRRELL
AND NORTH CENTRAL MAINLAND HYDE COUNTIES.

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. STRONG WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL TREES AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...
POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...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 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3557 7625 3565 7639 3586 7624 3573 7600
TIME...MOT...LOC 1647Z 215DEG 14KT 3567 7625

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