Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
628 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN NASH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN WILSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN EDGECOMBE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 628 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
  OF 58 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER ELM CITY...OR 7 MILES
  SOUTHWEST OF ROCKY MOUNT...AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROCKY MOUNT...TARBORO...ELM CITY...PRINCEVILLE...SHARPSBURG...
  PINETOPS...MACCLESFIELD...CONETOE...TAR RIVER RESERVOIR...KINGSBORO
  AND WILLBANKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN RALEIGH.

&&

LAT...LON 3582 7737 3582 7741 3581 7742 3581 7745
      3580 7747 3576 7752 3569 7765 3583 7793
      3592 7788 3591 7734 3590 7734
TIME...MOT...LOC 2228Z 280DEG 24KT 3585 7785
$$

WSS


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