Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
756 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ087-030100-
ROBESON-
756 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT ROBESON COUNTY...

AT 756 PM EDT...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS OVER RAEMON...OR
10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAURINBURG...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LUMBERTON...RED SPRINGS...PEMBROKE...FAIRMONT...MAXTON...ST. PAULS...
ROWLAND...HOWELLSVILLE...TOLARSVILLE...WAKULLA...REX...ELROD...SMITHS...
RAEMON...PURVIS...BUIE...ROBESON COMMUNITY COLLEGE...SHANNON...HESTERTOWN
AND PROSPECT.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 191 AND 214.
 INTERSTATE 95 IN NORTH CAROLINA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 3 AND 38.
 US ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 365 AND 372.

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 3490 7894 3488 7892 3486 7893 3483 7890
      3478 7887 3474 7886 3472 7883 3447 7890
      3446 7890 3445 7892 3455 7937 3463 7946
      3477 7933 3482 7936 3484 7934 3483 7919
      3495 7903
TIME...MOT...LOC 2356Z 265DEG 21KT 3464 7936
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