Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
520 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

NCZ042-078-089-242215-
WAYNE-SAMPSON-JOHNSTON-
520 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...A CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN WAYNE... NORTHERN SAMPSON AND SOUTH CENTRAL JOHNSTON
COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...

AT 519 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 9 MILES EAST OF GODWIN...OR 15 MILES
NORTHWEST OF CLINTON...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GOLDSBORO...MOUNT OLIVE...NEWTON GROVE...ELROY...BROGDEN...
GRANTHAM...SPIVEY`S CORNER...HOBBTON AND MAR-MAC.

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...AWN 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 3508 7861 3525 7861 3527 7858 3530 7858
      3531 7855 3534 7789 3515 7790 3517 7793
      3516 7797 3519 7802 3518 7807 3519 7816
      3509 7817 3508 7816 3504 7816
TIME...MOT...LOC 2119Z 272DEG 25KT 3517 7851

$$

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