Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2
000 WWUS82 KRAH 151406 SPSRAH Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Raleigh NC 906 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017 NCZ077-078-085-086-088-089-151445- Scotland NC-Sampson NC-Hoke NC-Harnett NC-Wayne NC-Cumberland NC- 906 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017 ...A line of showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds will affect portions of east central Scotland...northern Sampson...eastern Hoke...southeastern Harnett...southwestern Wayne and Cumberland Counties Until 945 AM EST... At 904 AM EST, Doppler radar was tracking a line of showers and thunderstorms along a line extending from Pope AFB to 6 miles northeast of Laurinburg. Movement was east at 70 mph. Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with these storms. Locations impacted include... Fayetteville, Clinton, Raeford, Fort Bragg, Godwin, Pope AFB, Antioch, Hope Mills, Spring Lake and Eastover. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Dont wait until you see the first lightning flash before heading to safety. Move indoors at the first sign of threatening skies or the first sound of thunder. Deadly lightning strikes can occur well ahead of an approaching storm, prior to the arrival of rain and wind. Make sure that lightning is well away from your location before resuming outdoor activity. && LAT...LON 3481 7943 3529 7898 3525 7813 3484 7846 3484 7849 3485 7850 3485 7877 3483 7890 3490 7894 3495 7904 3483 7919 3484 7935 3481 7936 TIME...MOT...LOC 1404Z 267DEG 61KT 3517 7900 3484 7939 $$ BB/GH

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.