Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
145 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

NCZ078-083>086-088-089-052000-
RICHMOND-CUMBERLAND-ANSON-SAMPSON-HOKE-SCOTLAND-WAYNE-
145 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A BAND OF HEAVY RAIN WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
RICHMOND... CUMBERLAND...ANSON...SAMPSON...HOKE...SCOTLAND AND WAYNE
COUNTIES THROUGH 300 PM EST...

AT 143 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
BAND OF HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS ALONG A COLD FRONT...
EXTENDING FROM NEAR WADESBORO TO NEAR GOLDSBORO. THIS RAIN BAND WAS
MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS WILL SHIFT SUDDENLY FROM A SOUTHWEST DIRECTION AROUND TO BE
FROM THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH. STRONG WIND
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE PASSAGE OF THIS COLD FRONT
AND THE ONSET OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FAYETTEVILLE...GOLDSBORO...LAURINBURG...ROCKINGHAM...CLINTON...
WADESBORO...RAEFORD...MOUNT OLIVE...FORT BRAGG AND DUNN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE INDOORS WELL AHEAD OF THE ARRIVAL OF THIS RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS.
MOTORISTS LATER TODAY SHOULD BE ALERT FOR PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS.

&&

LAT...LON 3485 7850 3483 7890 3495 7903 3484 7935
      3463 7946 3480 7968 3482 8032 3521 8026
      3517 7962 3504 7946 3521 7925 3532 7854
      3526 7841 3541 7813 3540 7780 3518 7784
      3519 7816 3474 7820 3471 7811 3455 7825
TIME...MOT...LOC 1840Z 290DEG 23KT 3543 7795 3486 8025

$$

GIH



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