Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
356 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

NCZ027-028-043-232045-
NASH   NC-WILSON   NC-EDGECOMBE   NC-
356 PM EDT SAT APR 23 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
NASH...EASTERN WILSON AND SOUTHWESTERN EDGECOMBE COUNTIES UNTIL 445
PM EDT...

AT 355 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
ELM CITY...OR NEAR ROCKY MOUNT...MOVING SOUTH AT 35 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKY MOUNT...WILSON...ELM CITY...SHARPSBURG...STANTONSBURG...
MACCLESFIELD...SARATOGA...WILLBANKS AND TAR RIVER RESERVOIR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
45 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES AND
BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER
LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3566 7769 3557 7782 3559 7782 3559 7786
      3593 7797 3597 7782 3572 7759
TIME...MOT...LOC 1955Z 337DEG 29KT 3588 7786

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