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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
339 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

NCZ105>108-282045-
COASTAL PENDER NC-INLAND NEW HANOVER NC-INLAND PENDER NC-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER NC-
339 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NEW HANOVER AND SOUTHEASTERN PENDER
COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM EDT...

AT 338 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS NEAR SURF CITY...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

SMALL HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WILMINGTON...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...SURF CITY...
NORTH MASONBORO ISLAND...FIGURE EIGHT ISLAND...HAMPSTEAD...
TOPSAIL BEACH...TOPSAIL...WRIGHTSBORO...BAYSHORE...OGDEN...
WINDEMERE...SCOTTS HILL...ROCKY POINT...
CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE NORTH CAMPUS...
WILMINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...PORTERS NECK...MAYFAIRE...
CASTLE HAYNE AND HIGHTSVILLE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 406 AND 416.
 INTERSTATE 140

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3440 7758 3432 7769 3427 7775 3418 7781
      3414 7786 3443 7805 3456 7761 3448 7758
      3447 7757 3447 7756 3446 7754 3444 7752
TIME...MOT...LOC 1938Z 058DEG 15KT 3442 7760

$$

SHK

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