Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
802 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN NASH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WILSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN HARNETT COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 801 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 58
  MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  ZEBULON TO NEAR CLAYTON TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FUQUAY-VARINA...AND
  MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SMITHFIELD...WILSON...GARNER...FUQUAY-VARINA...CLAYTON...DUNN...
  ZEBULON...ANGIER...BENSON...ELM CITY...BAILEY...KNIGHTDALE...
  MICRO...SELMA...WENDELL...ERWIN...COATS...FOUR OAKS...PINE LEVEL
  AND KENLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES...UNDERPASSES AND OTHER
AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. MOTORISTS SHOULD REDUCE DRIVING SPEEDS TO
AVOID HYDROPLANING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3582 7779 3558 7796 3559 7806 3540 7816
      3526 7839 3526 7849 3532 7854 3527 7859
      3552 7898 3570 7856 3594 7835
TIME...MOT...LOC 0001Z 298DEG 28KT 3589 7837 3568 7850 3552 7888
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