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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
856 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

NCZ075>077-088-170200-
LEE-HARNETT-MOORE-CUMBERLAND-
856 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF LEE...HARNETT...
NORTHEASTERN MOORE AND NORTHWESTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM
EDT...

AT 855 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR SANFORD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF DIMES AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING ARE
ALSO LIKELY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SANFORD...LILLINGTON...CARTHAGE...FORT BRAGG...POPE AFB...SPRING
LAKE...ERWIN...COATS...BROADWAY AND VASS.

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. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE
EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3514 7911 3517 7910 3518 7916 3545 7954
      3552 7937 3553 7932 3554 7932 3555 7930
      3553 7927 3557 7924 3555 7922 3556 7920
      3563 7912 3561 7908 3555 7903 3546 7883
      3537 7857 3509 7905
TIME...MOT...LOC 0055Z 302DEG 23KT 3546 7910

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