720  
WWUS82 KRAH 220342  
SPSRAH  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
1142 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017  
 
NCZ088-089-220445-  
SAMPSON NC-CUMBERLAND NC-  
1142 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN SAMPSON  
AND CUMBERLAND COUNTIES UNTIL 1245 AM EDT...  
 
AT 1142 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
FAYETTEVILLE, MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.  
 
DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
STORM.  
 
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
FAYETTEVILLE, FORT BRAGG, GODWIN, HOPE MILLS, EASTOVER, ROSEBORO,  
STEDMAN, WADE, SALEMBURG AND FALCON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS  
50 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES AND  
BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS, POTTED PLANTS, LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER  
LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3483 7848 3485 7850 3485 7861 3489 7893  
3492 7896 3495 7904 3511 7907 3527 7849  
3526 7847 3482 7837  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0342Z 263DEG 29KT 3503 7896  
 

 
 
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