Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
246 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

NCZ077-088-291930-
CUMBERLAND   NC-HARNETT   NC-
246 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
CUMBERLAND AND SOUTHEASTERN HARNETT COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

AT 246 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
GODWIN...OR 12 MILES SOUTH OF LILLINGTON...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LILLINGTON...GODWIN...ERWIN...WADE...FALCON...LINDEN...BUIES CREEK...
ANDERSON CREEK AND TIMBERLAKE.

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.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED WEAK ROTATION WITH THIS STORM. IF THE
STORM INTENSIFIES AND ROTATION STRENGTHENS...A WARNING MAY NEED TO BE
ISSUED.

&&

LAT...LON 3533 7905 3548 7875 3522 7862 3521 7863
      3513 7880
TIME...MOT...LOC 1846Z 147DEG 16KT 3522 7874

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