Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
421 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ088-089-030915-
CUMBERLAND   NC-SAMPSON   NC-
421 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS AND FREQUENT CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND
AND CENTRAL SAMPSON COUNTIES UNTIL 515 AM EDT...

AT 419 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
ST. PAULS...OR 9 MILES NORTH OF LUMBERTON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CLINTON...ROSEBORO...SALEMBURG AND BUSHY LAKE NATURAL AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED WEAK ROTATION WITH THIS STORM. IF THE
STORM INTENSIFIES AND ROTATION STRENGTHENS...A WARNING MAY BE ISSUED.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3482 7847 3483 7846 3484 7849 3485 7850
      3485 7883 3483 7890 3485 7892 3487 7892
      3510 7838 3508 7823 3488 7822
TIME...MOT...LOC 0819Z 242DEG 36KT 3475 7895

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