578  
WWUS52 KMHX 141846  
SVSMHX  
 
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
246 PM EDT THU JUN 14 2018  
 
NCC133-141915-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SV.W.0013.000000T0000Z-180614T1915Z/  
ONSLOW NC-  
246 PM EDT THU JUN 14 2018  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT  
FOR SOUTHERN ONSLOW COUNTY...  
 
AT 245 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SEA VIEW PIER,  
OR NEAR NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO  
ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, SWANSBORO, FOLKSTONE, ONSLOW BEACH, SNEADS  
FERRY, SEA VIEW PIER AND HOLLY RIDGE.  
 
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 THIS STORM.  
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.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3444 7752 3446 7753 3447 7756 3454 7759  
3467 7720 3453 7704 3444 7725  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1845Z 304DEG 16KT 3451 7742  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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