Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
616 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

NCZ096-292300-
BLADEN NC-
616 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR CENTRAL BLADEN COUNTY UNTIL 700 PM
EDT...

AT 616 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7
MILES NORTH OF LAGOON...OR 9 MILES EAST OF ELIZABETHTOWN...MOVING
SOUTHWEST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ELIZABETHTOWN...BLADENBORO...LAGOON...ELKTON...LISBON...EMERSON...
ABBOTTSBURG...BUTTERS...CLARKTON...WHITE LAKE AND BLADEN COUNTY
HOSPITAL.

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO MINOR FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3463 7831 3443 7857 3443 7860 3445 7862
      3446 7865 3445 7866 3446 7866 3447 7867
      3446 7878 3455 7886 3457 7886 3478 7845
TIME...MOT...LOC 2216Z 051DEG 29KT 3466 7846

$$

SHK



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