Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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000 WWUS82 KRAH 191712 SPSRAH SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 112 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016 NCZ011-027-028-042-043-077-078-086-088-089-191830- JOHNSTON NC-CUMBERLAND NC-HALIFAX NC-NASH NC-HOKE NC-WILSON NC- EDGECOMBE NC-WAYNE NC-HARNETT NC-SAMPSON NC- 112 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016 ...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE COASTAL PLAIN OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...ESPECIALLY THE I-95 CORRIDOR INCLUDING JOHNSTON...CUMBERLAND...HALIFAX...NASH... SOUTHEASTERN HOKE...WILSON...EDGECOMBE...WAYNE...SOUTHEASTERN HARNETT AND SAMPSON COUNTIES UNTIL 230 PM EDT... LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... FAYETTEVILLE...ROCKY MOUNT... GOLDSBORO... ROANOKE RAPIDS... TARBORO... SMITHFIELD...CLINTON...NASHVILLE...HALIFAX AND FORT BRAGG. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS...AND MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS...AND AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WHERE PROLONGED HEAVY RAIN CAN QUICKLY LEAD TO FLOODING. && LAT...LON 3485 7850 3483 7890 3495 7904 3484 7929 3563 7838 3650 7782 3642 7756 3632 7757 3632 7744 3610 7723 3600 7741 3582 7736 3557 7782 3518 7783 3519 7816 3474 7820 3471 7811 3455 7825 TIME...MOT...LOC 1709Z 240DEG 49KT 3601 7774 $$ 13

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