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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
802 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

NCZ077-086-088-190100-
CUMBERLAND NC-HOKE NC-HARNETT NC-
802 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN
WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CUMBERLAND...NORTHEASTERN HOKE
AND SOUTHWESTERN HARNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM EDT...

AT 801 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS NEAR POPE AFB...OR NEAR FORT
BRAGG...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FAYETTEVILLE...FORT BRAGG...POPE AFB...SPRING LAKE...EASTOVER...
BONNIE DOONE AND ANDERSON CREEK.

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 3517 7915 3517 7914 3518 7913 3517 7913
      3518 7911 3517 7910 3519 7910 3521 7915
      3524 7915 3531 7877 3506 7876 3506 7914
TIME...MOT...LOC 0001Z 269DEG 12KT 3515 7909

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