Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
517 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

NCZ042-077-088-089-282215-
JOHNSTON   NC-CUMBERLAND   NC-HARNETT   NC-SAMPSON   NC-
517 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
JOHNSTON...NORTHERN CUMBERLAND...SOUTHERN HARNETT AND NORTHWESTERN
SAMPSON COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...

AT 516 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES NORTH OF POPE AFB...OR 9 MILES NORTH OF FORT BRAGG...MOVING EAST
AT 35 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LILLINGTON...DUNN...BENSON...GODWIN...POPE AFB...SPRING LAKE...ERWIN...
COATS...FOUR OAKS AND NEWTON GROVE.

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...AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3519 7910 3520 7911 3537 7911 3548 7828
      3530 7829 3529 7830 3528 7829 3504 7831
TIME...MOT...LOC 2116Z 270DEG 31KT 3528 7901

$$

WSS



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