Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
754 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ099-109-110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-053-054-060100-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COLUMBUS-INLAND
BRUNSWICK-MARION-FLORENCE-DILLON-COASTAL HORRY-MARLBORO-INLAND
HORRY-DARLINGTON-
754 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL WILL AFFECT
CENTRAL COLUMBUS... SOUTHWESTERN BRUNSWICK...NORTH CENTRAL
FLORENCE...CENTRAL MARLBORO... CENTRAL HORRY...NORTHERN
DARLINGTON...NORTHERN MARION AND DILLON COUNTIES...

AT 753 PM EDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA
WERE MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...BENNETTSVILLE...HARTSVILLE...MARION...DILLON...
DARLINGTON...MULLINS...SHALLOTTE...SUNSET BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...NORTH
MYRTLE BEACH AIRPORT...LITTLE RIVER...CHERRY GROVE INLET...IREDELL...
CAROLINA SHORES...TABOR CITY...LORIS...CHADBOURN...CALABASH AND BETHEL.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 95 IN SOUTH CAROLINA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 165 AND 198.
 US ROUTE 17 IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 40.
 SC HIGHWAY 31 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 19 AND 24.
 SC HIGHWAY 22 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 24.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS INCLUDING GUSTY WINDS...
SMALL HAIL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. IT
IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS PASS.

LAT...LON 3449 8005 3449 7988 3461 7978 3464 7980
      3454 7935 3430 7907 3436 7900 3418 7797
      3388 7845 3380 7872 3441 8020
TIME...MOT...LOC 2353Z 280DEG 16KT 3410 7883
$$

JDW



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