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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:16 AM EDT on May 03, 2016

Expires 5:15 AM EDT on May 03, 2016


... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Bladen... northwestern
Columbus and Robeson counties...

At 416 am EDT... an area of strong thunderstorms was near Rowland... or
9 miles northeast of Dillon... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lumberton... Elizabethtown... Red Springs... Pembroke... Fairmont... Maxton...
St. Pauls... Bladenboro... Rowland... Fair Bluff... Boardman... White Oak...
Howellsville... Tolarsville... Abbottsburg... Jerome... Wakulla... Rex... Smiths
and Raemon.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 74 between mile markers 191 and 214.
Interstate 95 in North Carolina between mile markers 1 and 38.
US Route 74 between mile markers 365 and 384.

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 cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3490 7894 3484 7890 3486 7850 3475 7839
      3470 7837 3467 7833 3425 7901 3463 7946
      3477 7933 3482 7936 3484 7935 3483 7919
      3495 7903
time... Mot... loc 0816z 237deg 35kt 3451 7925

Shk

416 am EDT Tue may 3 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Bladen... northwestern
Columbus and Robeson counties...

At 416 am EDT... an area of strong thunderstorms was near Rowland... or
9 miles northeast of Dillon... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lumberton... Elizabethtown... Red Springs... Pembroke... Fairmont... Maxton...
St. Pauls... Bladenboro... Rowland... Fair Bluff... Boardman... White Oak...
Howellsville... Tolarsville... Abbottsburg... Jerome... Wakulla... Rex... Smiths
and Raemon.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 74 between mile markers 191 and 214.
Interstate 95 in North Carolina between mile markers 1 and 38.
US Route 74 between mile markers 365 and 384.

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 cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3490 7894 3484 7890 3486 7850 3475 7839
      3470 7837 3467 7833 3425 7901 3463 7946
      3477 7933 3482 7936 3484 7935 3483 7919
      3495 7903
time... Mot... loc 0816z 237deg 35kt 3451 7925

Shk


416 am EDT Tue may 3 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Bladen... northwestern
Columbus and Robeson counties...

At 416 am EDT... an area of strong thunderstorms was near Rowland... or
9 miles northeast of Dillon... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lumberton... Elizabethtown... Red Springs... Pembroke... Fairmont... Maxton...
St. Pauls... Bladenboro... Rowland... Fair Bluff... Boardman... White Oak...
Howellsville... Tolarsville... Abbottsburg... Jerome... Wakulla... Rex... Smiths
and Raemon.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 74 between mile markers 191 and 214.
Interstate 95 in North Carolina between mile markers 1 and 38.
US Route 74 between mile markers 365 and 384.

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 cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3490 7894 3484 7890 3486 7850 3475 7839
      3470 7837 3467 7833 3425 7901 3463 7946
      3477 7933 3482 7936 3484 7935 3483 7919
      3495 7903
time... Mot... loc 0816z 237deg 35kt 3451 7925

Shk


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