085  
WWUS82 KRAH 241254  
SPSRAH  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
854 AM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
NCZ025-027-040>043-076>078-088-089-241415-  
LEE NC-NASH NC-JOHNSTON NC-CHATHAM NC-SAMPSON NC-DURHAM NC-  
HARNETT NC-WAKE NC-WAYNE NC-CUMBERLAND NC-WILSON NC-  
854 AM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
   
..STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL AFFECT WAYNE...SOUTHWESTERN NASH
 
 
NORTHERN SAMPSON...HARNETT...NORTHERN CUMBERLAND...SOUTHEASTERN  
LEE...WAKE...JOHNSTON...WILSON...EASTERN CHATHAM AND SOUTHERN DURHAM  
COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 AM EDT...  
 
AT 851 AM EDT, AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WAS MOVING NORTHWARD AT 25  
MPH BETWEEN FAYETTEVILLE AND ERWIN-DUNN. THE DIFFERENCE IN PRESSURE  
BETWEEN THIS LOW AND AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE TO OUR NORTHEAST WILL  
CAUSE STRONG WIND GUSTS CLOSE TO 40 MPH.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
RALEIGH, DURHAM, FAYETTEVILLE, CARY, GOLDSBORO, SMITHFIELD, CLINTON,  
LILLINGTON, FORT BRAGG AND WILSON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS  
AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS, AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3561 7777 3557 7782 3550 7782 3519 7801  
3518 7807 3519 7816 3509 7817 3502 7816  
3502 7898 3525 7907 3534 7915 3555 7905  
3572 7894 3599 7895 3588 7829 3582 7825  
3587 7822 3578 7774 3571 7770  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1251Z 191DEG 23KT 3521 7847  
 

 
 
WSS  
 
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