Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
645 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

NCZ011-026>028-212345-
HALIFAX   NC-NASH   NC-EDGECOMBE   NC-FRANKLIN   NC-
645 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN HALIFAX...
NORTHERN NASH...NORTHWESTERN EDGECOMBE AND NORTHEASTERN FRANKLIN
COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

AT 643 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES EAST OF LOUISBURG...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKY MOUNT...LOUISBURG...SCOTLAND NECK...DORTCHES...RED OAK...
ENFIELD...WHITAKERS...CASTALIA...GLENVIEW AND AVENTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS OF THIS
MAGNITUDE ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES AND
BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER
LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3604 7737 3596 7823 3604 7835 3614 7828
      3630 7742 3626 7741 3625 7738 3623 7738
      3621 7739 3620 7737 3606 7734
TIME...MOT...LOC 2243Z 260DEG 34KT 3607 7816

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