600  
WWUS52 KMHX 240054  
SVSMHX  
 
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
854 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017  
 
NCC049-103-137-240115-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SV.W.0043.000000T0000Z-170824T0115Z/  
JONES NC-CRAVEN NC-PAMLICO NC-  
854 PM EDT WED AUG 23 2017  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 PM EDT  
FOR EAST CENTRAL JONES...SOUTHEASTERN CRAVEN AND SOUTHWESTERN PAMLICO  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 854 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR GRANTSBORO TO NEAR FAIRFIELD HARBOUR TO CROATAN,  
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, CAYTON, OLYMPIA,  
JANEIRO, GRANTSBORO, CROATAN, RIVERDALE, MERRITT, CATFISH LAKE, NEUSE  
FOREST, CHERRY BRANCH FERRY TERMINAL, FAIRFIELD HARBOUR, MINNESOTT  
BEACH FERRY, COASTAL CAROLINA REGIONAL AIRPORT, BAYBORO, ALLIANCE AND  
ARAPAHOE.  
 
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.  
 
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 3500 7726 3514 7704 3528 7699 3511 7668  
3496 7673 3481 7701  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0054Z 302DEG 24KT 3517 7686 3508 7688 3497 7700  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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