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North Carolina, Harnett

Special Statement

Statement as of 5:35 PM EDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2014


... A strong thunderstorm will affect portions of eastern Harnett and
southwestern Johnston counties until 615 PM EDT...

At 535 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm over Angier... or near Lillington... moving
southeast at 20 mph.

Frequent deadly cloud to ground lightning... torrential rainfall...
and wind gusts as high as 50 mph can be expected with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lillington... Dunn... Angier... Benson... Erwin... Coats... Buies Creek...
Coats Crossroads and Raven Rock State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as
50 mph are capable of knocking down small or weakened trees and
blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and other
light outdoor objects.


Lat... Lon 3527 7875 3537 7884 3546 7888 3555 7880
      3552 7871 3559 7862 3532 7833 3527 7837
      3526 7839 3526 7848 3532 7854 3530 7858
      3527 7858 3525 7862
time... Mot... loc 2135z 316deg 18kt 3548 7875


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521 PM EDT Fri Aug 22 2014

... A strong thunderstorm will affect portions of eastern Lee and
central Harnett counties through 600 PM EDT...

At 519 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
strong thunderstorm 7 miles east of Sanford... moving southeast at 20
mph.

Frequent deadly cloud to ground lightning... torrential rainfall...
and wind gusts up to 50 mph can be expected with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sanford... Lillington... Broadway... Buies Creek... Timberlake... Raven
Rock State Park... Seminole and Anderson Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as
50 mph are capable of knocking down small or weakened trees and
blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and other
light outdoor objects.

Torrential rainfall will quickly result in ponding of water on area
roadways. Slow down and use extra caution to avoid hydroplaning...
especially along Highway 401 and Highway 421 in Harnett County.


Lat... Lon 3542 7917 3546 7916 3553 7910 3557 7905
      3554 7902 3554 7900 3552 7897 3549 7889
      3542 7869 3531 7881 3522 7892
time... Mot... loc 2119z 311deg 16kt 3549 7904


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