434  
WUUS52 KMHX 240030  
SVRMHX  
NCC049-103-137-240115-  
/O.NEW.KMHX.SV.W.0043.170824T0030Z-170824T0115Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
830 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
EAST CENTRAL JONES COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
CENTRAL CRAVEN COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHWESTERN PAMLICO COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 915 PM EDT  
 
* AT 829 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR CAYTON TO NEAR NEW BERN TO NEAR RHEMS, MOVING  
SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
NEW BERN, HAVELOCK, JAMES CITY, TRENT WOODS, RIVER BEND, VANCEBORO,  
ASKINS, CAYTON, TUSCARORA, RHEMS, JANEIRO, GRANTSBORO, RIVERDALE,  
OLYMPIA, CROATAN, MERRITT, ERNUL, CATFISH LAKE, NEUSE FOREST AND  
CHERRY BRANCH FERRY TERMINAL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL AND/OR WIND DAMAGE, INCLUDING TREES  
OR LARGE LIMBS DOWNED, BY CALLING THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE  
IN NEWPORT AT 1-800-889-6889.  
 
DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.  
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN  
HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3506 7735 3522 7718 3538 7715 3512 7668  
3496 7673 3481 7701  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0029Z 302DEG 24KT 3525 7702 3516 7704 3505 7716  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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