Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
919 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

NCZ090>092-094-193>196-198-199-170215-
Coastal Onslow NC-West Carteret NC-Jones NC-Lenoir NC-
Inland Onslow NC-Northern Craven NC-East Carteret NC-Pamlico NC-
Duplin NC-Southern Craven NC-
919 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of Jones, southwestern
Lenoir, southeastern Craven, Onslow, southeastern Duplin, Carteret
and southern Pamlico Counties through 1015 PM EDT...

At 919 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near South River to near Potters Hill. Movement
was east at 50 mph.

HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
         possible.

Locations impacted include...
Jacksonville, New Bern, Havelock, Morehead City, Newport, Pumpkin
Center, Piney Green, New River Station, Half Moon, Camp Lejeune
Center, James City, Trent Woods, River Bend, Stella, Swansboro,
Hubert, South River, Cape Carteret, North River and Richlands.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

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

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for
eastern North Carolina.

&&

LAT...LON 3472 7768 3472 7774 3498 7800 3518 7672
      3487 7603 3482 7612 3460 7762
TIME...MOT...LOC 0119Z 282DEG 43KT 3499 7664 3492 7766

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

$$

RTE


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