Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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000 WWUS82 KILM 242132 SPSILM SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC 532 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016 NCZ087-096-099-109-110-242230- COASTAL BRUNSWICK NC-COLUMBUS NC-BLADEN NC-ROBESON NC- INLAND BRUNSWICK NC- 532 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016 ...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHERN BLADEN...COLUMBUS...SOUTH CENTRAL BRUNSWICK AND SOUTHEASTERN ROBESON COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT... AT 531 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER LAKE WACCAMAW...OR 10 MILES EAST OF WHITEVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. PEA SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... OAK ISLAND...WHITEVILLE...SHALLOTTE...HOLDEN BEACH...TABOR CITY... CHADBOURN...BLADENBORO...BETHEL...LAKE WACCAMAW...NORTHWEST... SANDYFIELD...BOARDMAN...SUPPLY...WILLIAMS...HALLSBORO...BISHOP... ABBOTTSBURG...PHOENIX...MOLLIE AND BATARORA. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... US ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 374 AND 431. US ROUTE 17 IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 11 AND 40. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THUNDERSTORMS CAN POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS INCLUDING GUSTY WINDS... SMALL HAIL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS PASS. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. && LAT...LON 3442 7823 3440 7825 3435 7820 3437 7814 3432 7801 3391 7820 3391 7831 3393 7836 3395 7836 3394 7838 3404 7876 3426 7903 3462 7891 TIME...MOT...LOC 2131Z 289DEG 35KT 3430 7853 $$ JDW

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