Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
435 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

NCZ090>092-098-212115-
Onslow-Jones-Lenoir-Duplin-
435 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL JONES...
SOUTHWESTERN LENOIR...NORTHWESTERN ONSLOW AND EASTERN DUPLIN
COUNTIES...

At 434 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Potters Hill,
or 18 miles southwest of Kinston, moving south at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 45 mph and dime size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Kornegay, Richlands, Beulaville, Deep Run, Kenansville, Chinquapin,
Potters Hill, Petersburg, Pleasant Hill, Albert J Ellis Airport,
Richlands South, Sarecta, Pink Hill, Lyman and Hargetts Crossroads.

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 3502 7800 3516 7762 3485 7748 3473 7786
TIME...MOT...LOC 2034Z 343DEG 49KT 3503 7772

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