720  
WWUS82 KRAH 170308  
SPSRAH  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
1108 PM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
NCZ088-089-170415-  
SAMPSON NC-CUMBERLAND NC-  
1108 PM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN SAMPSON AND  
SOUTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 AM EDT...  
 
AT 1107 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER  
ST. PAULS, OR 10 MILES NORTH OF LUMBERTON, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40  
MPH.  
 
HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
STORM.  
 
HEAVY RAIN AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE  
POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CLINTON, ROSEBORO, STEDMAN, NEWTON GROVE, SALEMBURG, TURKEY,  
AUTRYVILLE, HOBBTON, CEDAR CREEK AND BUSHY LAKE NATURAL AREA.  
 
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 3486 7893 3489 7893 3490 7894 3526 7843  
3526 7841 3527 7838 3517 7826 3503 7815  
3499 7815 3485 7849 3485 7883 3483 7890  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0307Z 237DEG 36KT 3478 7894  
 

 
 
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