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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
614 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

NCZ027-043-078-272300-
WILSON NC-NASH NC-WAYNE NC-
614 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF WILSON...SOUTH
CENTRAL NASH AND NORTH CENTRAL WAYNE COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

AT 613 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF FREMONT...OR 14
MILES NORTHEAST OF SMITHFIELD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WILSON...ELM CITY...FREMONT...BAILEY...SHARPSBURG...LUCAMA...BLACK
CREEK...PIKEVILLE...SIMS AND BUCKHORN RESERVOIR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
45 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 3549 7796 3555 7808 3558 7807 3561 7813
      3571 7816 3573 7819 3593 7803 3583 7775
      3581 7775 3577 7773
TIME...MOT...LOC 2213Z 211DEG 16KT 3560 7812

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