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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
951 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

NCZ087-096-105-SCZ017-171200-
ROBESON-BLADEN-INLAND PENDER-MARLBORO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...BURGAW...
BENNETTSVILLE
951 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...ISOLATED POCKETS OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT...

TEMPERATURES WILL NOT BE TOO FAR FROM RECORD LOWS BY MORNING. A
FEW LOCATIONS...MAINLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM WATHA TO ELIZABETHTOWN
TO LUMBERTON TO BENNETTSVILLE MAY SEE TEMPERATURES BRIEFLY DIP TO
32 DEGREES. OTHERWISE...LOWS WILL BE IN THE MID 30S.

SINCE WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW 5 MPH FOR A PROLONGED
PERIOD OF TIME...FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE NOT EXPECTED EXCEPT IN
THOSE LOCATIONS THAT REMAIN WIND PROTECTED THROUGH THE NIGHT. THESE
SAME LOCATION MAY EXPERIENCE POCKETS OF LIGHT FROST...BUT A MORE
SUBSTANTIAL FROST IS NOT EXPECTED GIVEN THE WINDS...COMPARATIVELY
WARM GROUND AND DRYNESS OF THE AIR MASS.

$$
RJD

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