Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
225 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

NCC061-103-107-133-231830-
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DUPLIN NC-LENOIR NC-ONSLOW NC-JONES NC-
225 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM EDT
FOR EASTERN DUPLIN...SOUTHWESTERN LENOIR...NORTHWESTERN ONSLOW AND
NORTHWESTERN JONES COUNTIES...

AT 223 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES SOUTH OF KINSTON TO NEAR RICHLANDS TO 6 MILES
NORTH OF MAPLE HILL...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

STORMS ARE WEAKENING AND IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE WARNING WILL BE
ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 230 PM EDT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JACKSONVILLE...RICHLANDS...BEULAVILLE...RICHLANDS SOUTH...ALBERT J
ELLIS AIRPORT...GREENEVERS AND PINK HILL.

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3511 7792 3513 7791 3514 7790 3517 7792
      3515 7789 3516 7789 3518 7784 3520 7783
      3522 7746 3465 7752 3467 7766 3472 7768
      3472 7792 3474 7793 3474 7794 3476 7794
TIME...MOT...LOC 1823Z 272DEG 24KT 3515 7755 3496 7757 3476 7768

$$

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