Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
238 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

NCZ089-221930-
Sampson NC-
238 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...A strong thunderstorm will affect portions of southeastern Sampson
County Until 330 PM EDT...

At 237 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking A strong thunderstorm near
Harrells, or 15 miles west of Wallace, moving east at 20 mph.

Pea size hail and wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Heavy rain and minor flooding and deadly cloud to ground lightning
will also be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Harrells, Garland, Turkey and Ivanhoe.

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, standing water in low lying areas, and
minor flooding of creeks, streams, and areas of poor drainage.
Drivers are urged to slow down and use extra caution to avoid
hydroplaning, especially in urban areas where prolonged heavy rain
can quickly lead to flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3458 7826 3461 7831 3463 7832 3464 7831
      3465 7832 3467 7832 3470 7837 3475 7839
      3478 7843 3481 7845 3484 7849 3486 7850
      3504 7816 3490 7815 3474 7820 3471 7813
      3472 7811 3471 7811 3468 7816 3455 7825
TIME...MOT...LOC 1837Z 249DEG 18KT 3476 7827

$$

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