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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
NCC017-047-141-282115-
/O.NEW.KILM.SV.W.0067.140728T2025Z-140728T2115Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
425 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
WESTERN PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
BLADEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
NORTHEASTERN COLUMBUS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 423 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
ABBOTTSBURG...OR 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ELIZABETHTOWN...AND MOVING
EAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ELKTON...
EMERSON...LISBON...COUNCIL...LAGOON...CARVERS...KELLY...ROWAN AND
FREEMAN.

MORE DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP AND AFFECT OTHER COMMUNITIES
IN THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING.

&&

PLEASE REPORT HAIL...DOWNED TREES OR DAMAGING WINDS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN
YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3467 7832 3460 7830 3457 7825 3467 7817
3469 7814 3430 7825 3447 7888 3450 7885
3454 7886 3457 7886 3467 7880 3471 7837
TIME...MOT...LOC 2025Z 277DEG 30KT 3453 7873

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
NCC017-019-047-129-141-155-SCC031-033-041-043-051-067-069-089-
290100-
/O.NEW.KILM.SV.A.0453.140728T1925Z-140729T0100Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
453 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

BLADEN BRUNSWICK COLUMBUS
NEW HANOVER PENDER ROBESON

IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

IN NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

DARLINGTON DILLON FLORENCE
GEORGETOWN HORRY MARION
MARLBORO WILLIAMSBURG

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...BURGAW...CONWAY...
DARLINGTON...DILLON...ELIZABETHTOWN...FLORENCE...GEORGETOWN...
KINGSTREE...LELAND...LUMBERTON...MARION...MYRTLE BEACH...
SHALLOTTE...SURF CITY...WHITEVILLE...
WILMINGTON AND WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH.

$$

Special Weather Statement
NCZ087-096-099-SCZ024-282100-
BLADEN-COLUMBUS-DILLON-ROBESON-
413 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS DILLON...BLADEN...COLUMBUS
AND ROBESON COUNTIES THROUGH 500 PM EDT...

AT 413 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER
ORRUM...OR ABOUT 11 MILES SOUTH OF LUMBERTON...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE ELIZABETHTOWN...LUMBERTON...
WHITEVILLE...ABBOTTSBURG...BARKER TEN MILE...BARNESVILLE...
BLADENBORO...BOARDMAN...CARVERS...CHADBOURN...COUNCIL AND ELKTON.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
PEA SIZE HAIL.
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

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.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT MONDAY
EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

&&

LAT...LON 3469 7834 3467 7832 3460 7830 3458 7827
3420 7846 3439 7938 3462 7915 3469 7896
TIME...MOT...LOC 2013Z 278DEG 33KT 3446 7899

$$

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