Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1036 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

NCZ089-170330-
SAMPSON-
1036 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SAMPSON COUNTY THROUGH 1130 PM
EDT...

AT 1035 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF CLINTON...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 25 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND WIND
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CLINTON...HARRELLS...ROSEBORO...GARLAND...SALEMBURG...TURKEY AND
IVANHOE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

LOCALLY TORRENTIAL RAINFALL 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3463 7831 3467 7832 3470 7837 3475 7839
      3483 7846 3484 7849 3488 7851 3489 7854
      3504 7866 3513 7840 3518 7817 3509 7817
      3508 7816 3490 7815 3474 7820 3471 7813
      3472 7811 3471 7811 3468 7816 3456 7825
TIME...MOT...LOC 0235Z 316DEG 22KT 3508 7849

$$

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