953  
WUUS52 KRAH 160226  
SVRRAH  
NCC101-127-163-183-191-195-160330-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.SV.W.0022.180416T0226Z-180416T0330Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
1026 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
NASH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHEASTERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
WILSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT  
 
* AT 1025 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR WAKE FOREST TO 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF SMITHFIELD  
TO 7 MILES SOUTH OF CLINTON, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
RALEIGH, CARY, ROCKY MOUNT, GOLDSBORO, SMITHFIELD, CLINTON,  
NASHVILLE, WILSON, GARNER AND FUQUAY-VARINA.  
 
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 3482 7846 3534 7853 3549 7866 3555 7878  
3584 7877 3579 7804 3620 7801 3614 7789  
3615 7770 3587 7783 3583 7775 3568 7766  
3557 7782 3518 7783 3515 7790 3519 7802  
3519 7816 3474 7820 3471 7811 3459 7828  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0225Z 215DEG 46KT 3592 7849 3562 7824 3490 7833  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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