Special Weather Statement
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651 WWUS82 KRAH 040014 SPSRAH SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 714 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016 NCZ089-040045- SAMPSON NC- 714 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016 ...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN SAMPSON COUNTY UNTIL 745 PM EST... AT 713 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WARSAW TO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CLINTON TO 7 MILES NORTH OF LAGOON...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... HARRELLS...GARLAND AND TURKEY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING. THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. && LAT...LON 3465 7832 3467 7832 3470 7837 3471 7837 3473 7839 3475 7839 3476 7841 3490 7831 3504 7816 3490 7815 3474 7820 3471 7813 3472 7811 3471 7811 3469 7814 3464 7831 TIME...MOT...LOC 0013Z 243DEG 25KT 3502 7814 3493 7824 3467 7842 $$ WSS

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