069  
WUUS52 KRAH 160146  
SVRRAH  
NCC051-085-101-163-183-191-160230-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.SV.W.0019.180416T0146Z-180416T0230Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
946 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
HARNETT COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
CENTRAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 1030 PM EDT  
 
* AT 946 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR ANGIER TO NEAR GODWIN TO NEAR AMMON, MOVING  
NORTH AT 70 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
RALEIGH, CARY, GOLDSBORO, SMITHFIELD, CLINTON, LILLINGTON, GARNER,  
FUQUAY-VARINA, CLAYTON AND DUNN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES, POWER LINES, AND DAMAGE  
MOBILE HOMES AND OTHER BUILDINGS. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE  
UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AS FLYING DEBRIS  
GENERATED BY DAMAGING WINDS CAN BE DEADLY.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL NORTH  
CAROLINA. A TORNADO WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM EDT FOR  
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.  
 
LAT...LON 3485 7850 3485 7871 3534 7897 3585 7888  
3581 7826 3574 7822 3571 7816 3561 7813  
3559 7802 3554 7796 3518 7810 3518 7817  
3504 7816 3464 7831  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0146Z 195DEG 60KT 3548 7877 3519 7866 3477 7858  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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