Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
827 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ088-089-220130-
CUMBERLAND   NC-SAMPSON   NC-
827 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL CUMBERLAND
AND NORTHWESTERN SAMPSON COUNTIES UNTIL 930 PM EDT...

AT 826 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES NORTHEAST OF FAYETTEVILLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FAYETTEVILLE...GODWIN...EASTOVER...STEDMAN...WADE...FALCON...AUTRYVILLE...
LINDEN...CEDAR CREEK AND VANDER.

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...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3515 7895 3526 7882 3526 7873 3517 7833
      3485 7876 3485 7880
TIME...MOT...LOC 0026Z 318DEG 27KT 3517 7882

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