Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1011 PM EDT FRI JUL 28 2017

NCZ009>011-026>028-043-290345-
Edgecombe NC-Nash NC-Franklin NC-Vance NC-Warren NC-Halifax NC-
Wilson NC-
1011 PM EDT FRI JUL 28 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NASH...SOUTHEASTERN VANCE...
WARREN...EDGECOMBE...HALIFAX...WILSON AND NORTHEASTERN FRANKLIN
COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 PM EDT...

At 1008 PM EDT, Thunderstorms with frequent lightning and very heavy
rain extended from near Henderson to Nashville to Wilson, moving
northeast at 25 mph. The strongest storms were located over
Nashville and Wilson where heavy rain and frequentlightning were
occurring.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Rocky Mount, Roanoke Rapids, Henderson, Tarboro, Nashville,
Louisburg, Warrenton, Halifax, Wilson and Scotland Neck.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3651 7790 3648 7777 3648 7764 3644 7762
      3641 7755 3632 7757 3632 7744 3624 7738
      3621 7738 3616 7730 3609 7729 3600 7741
      3590 7734 3582 7735 3583 7741 3569 7765
      3559 7795 3628 7844 3655 7800 3654 7790
TIME...MOT...LOC 0208Z 240DEG 0KT 3570 7795

$$

PWB


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