Special Weather Statement
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000 WWUS82 KRAH 211815 SPSRAH SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 215 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015 NCZ077-088-211900- CUMBERLAND NC-HARNETT NC- 215 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CUMBERLAND AND SOUTHERN HARNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT... AT 215 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR POPE AFB...OR 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF FORT BRAGG...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... FAYETTEVILLE...FORT BRAGG...DUNN...GODWIN...POPE AFB...SPRING LAKE... ERWIN...EASTOVER...WADE AND FALCON. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. TAKE SHELTER INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER INDOORS...AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN PROVIDE SAFE SHELTER FROM LIGHTNING. && LAT...LON 3511 7910 3513 7911 3519 7910 3521 7915 3524 7916 3527 7921 3533 7916 3536 7862 3520 7864 3513 7864 3512 7865 3512 7864 3509 7867 3505 7866 TIME...MOT...LOC 1815Z 273DEG 24KT 3524 7909 $$ VINCENT

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