Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
259 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

NCZ092>094-241945-
Craven-Jones-Pamlico-
259 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN JONES...CENTRAL
CRAVEN AND WEST CENTRAL PAMLICO COUNTIES...

At 259 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 11 miles west of
River Bend, or 16 miles west of New Bern, moving east at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
New Bern, James City, Trent Woods, River Bend, Neuse Forest,
Fairfield Harbour, Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, Bridgeton, Cove
City, Pollocksville and Trenton.

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.

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 3499 7744 3519 7741 3528 7700 3493 7688
TIME...MOT...LOC 1859Z 263DEG 30KT 3505 7736

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SGK



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