Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
459 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

NCC013-095-177-187-212115-
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WASHINGTON NC-MAINLAND HYDE NC-BEAUFORT NC-TYRRELL NC-
459 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT
FOR WASHINGTON...NORTHWESTERN MAINLAND HYDE...NORTHERN BEAUFORT AND
WESTERN TYRRELL COUNTIES...

AT 458 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR COLUMBIA TO 6 MILES NORTH OF BELHAVEN...MOVING
EAST AT 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WASHINGTON...PLYMOUTH...COLUMBIA...ROPER...CRESWELL AND PANTEGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THESE STORMS.
ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...
ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...
SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3595 7612 3595 7611 3549 7632 3550 7649
      3555 7644 3557 7648 3556 7648 3553 7654
      3556 7666 3555 7708 3552 7715 3566 7700
      3571 7685 3594 7669 3596 7638 3595 7638
      3592 7626 3592 7625 3595 7631 3597 7606
TIME...MOT...LOC 2058Z 262DEG 30KT 3595 7634 3563 7666

$$

AUSTIN



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