Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
233 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

NCZ078-085-086-088-089-191930-
SCOTLAND   NC-CUMBERLAND   NC-HOKE   NC-WAYNE   NC-SAMPSON   NC-
233 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

 ...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
SCOTLAND...CUMBERLAND...SOUTHERN HOKE...SOUTHERN WAYNE AND SAMPSON
COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...

AT 233 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR GOLDSBORO TO 6 MILES
SOUTH OF HAMLET. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 20 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FAYETTEVILLE...GOLDSBORO...LAURINBURG...CLINTON...RAEFORD...
MOUNT OLIVE...MAXTON...WALNUT CREEK...HARRELLS AND JEROME.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3485 7850 3483 7890 3495 7903 3483 7919
      3484 7935 3477 7933 3463 7946 3481 7969
      3482 7962 3491 7956 3526 7843 3539 7780
      3518 7783 3515 7790 3519 7802 3518 7817
      3490 7815 3474 7820 3471 7811 3456 7825
TIME...MOT...LOC 1833Z 271DEG 18KT 3537 7792 3479 7971

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