Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
514 PM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017

NCZ108>110-192145-
Inland Brunswick NC-Coastal New Hanover NC-Coastal Brunswick NC-
514 PM EDT SAT AUG 19 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL NEW HANOVER AND
SOUTHEASTERN BRUNSWICK COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM EDT...

At 513 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Long Beach, or near Holden Beach, moving east at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Oak Island, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Holden Beach, Caswell Beach,
Bald Head Island, Snows Cut, Yaupon Beach, Boiling Spring Lakes, St.
James, Southport, Fort Fisher, Civie Town, Supply, Long Beach,
Varnamtown and Dosher Memorial Hospital.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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 3397 7791 3391 7795 3384 7796 3386 7801
      3388 7800 3387 7802 3389 7802 3391 7810
      3391 7831 3402 7831 3406 7788
TIME...MOT...LOC 2113Z 268DEG 27KT 3394 7823

$$

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