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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
NCC019-047-129-282245-
/O.NEW.KILM.SV.W.0071.140728T2141Z-140728T2245Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
541 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTHERN BRUNSWICK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
COLUMBUS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 539 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
CRUSOE ISLAND...OR 12 MILES SOUTHEAST OF WHITEVILLE...AND MOVING
EAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO EXUM...
MAKATOKA...FREEMAN...RIEGELWOOD...DELCO...BATARORA...TOWN CREEK...
PHOENIX...WINNABOW...BISHOP...WOODBURN...MILL CREEK...BOILING
SPRING LAKES...LELAND...WRIGHTSBORO...WILMINGTON...SILVER LAKE...
UNCW CAMPUS...SMITH CREEK...MYRTLE GROVE...MASONBORO...CAROLINA
BEACH...WINDEMERE...SEAGATE...OGDEN...BAYSHORE AND WRIGHTSVILLE
BEACH.

MORE DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP AND AFFECT OTHER COMMUNITIES
IN THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HAIL UP TO ONE INCH IN DIAMETER AND WINDS GREATER THAN 60 MILES AN
HOUR ARE EXPECTED FROM THIS STORM. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE
UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED.

&&

PLEASE REPORT HAIL...DOWNED TREES OR DAMAGING WINDS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN
YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3424 7777 3420 7780 3419 7779 3414 7784
3412 7784 3393 7793 3421 7889 3447 7875
3438 7845 3429 7772
TIME...MOT...LOC 2141Z 281DEG 38KT 3424 7850

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
NCC019-047-129-282230-
/O.CON.KILM.SV.W.0069.000000T0000Z-140728T2230Z/
COLUMBUS NC-NEW HANOVER NC-BRUNSWICK NC-
617 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM EDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN BRUNSWICK...NEW HANOVER AND EAST CENTRAL COLUMBUS
COUNTIES...

AT 613 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS REPORTED CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...OR 7 MILES EAST OF
WILMINGTON...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS AND LARGE
HAIL UP TO AT LEAST NICKEL SIZE. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT MONDAY
EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

PLEASE REPORT HAIL...DOWNED TREES OR DAMAGING WINDS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN
YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3415 7783 3424 7835 3439 7826 3435 7820
3437 7814 3433 7805 3433 7800 3436 7798
3437 7799 3438 7796 3436 7794 3438 7790
3437 7788 3439 7782 3432 7777 3429 7773
3430 7771
TIME...MOT...LOC 2214Z 273DEG 28KT 3422 7778

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
NCC019-047-129-SCC043-051-089-290100-
/O.CON.KILM.SV.A.0453.000000T0000Z-140729T0100Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 453 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

BRUNSWICK COLUMBUS NEW HANOVER

IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 COUNTIES

IN NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

GEORGETOWN HORRY WILLIAMSBURG

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...GEORGETOWN...KINGSTREE...
LELAND...MYRTLE BEACH...SHALLOTTE...WHITEVILLE...
WILMINGTON AND WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH.

$$

Special Weather Statement
NCZ099-109-110-SCZ053-054-282300-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-COLUMBUS-INLAND BRUNSWICK-INLAND
HORRY-
612 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS HORRY...BRUNSWICK AND
COLUMBUS COUNTIES THROUGH 700 PM EDT...

AT 613 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER
HICKORY GROVE...OR ABOUT OVER CONWAY...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE CONWAY...LITTLE RIVER...NORTH MYRTLE
BEACH...RED HILL...SHALLOTTE...ADRIAN...ALLSBROOK...ASH...BAYBORO...
BETHEL...BROOKSVILLE AND BUGHILL.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
PENNY SIZE HAIL.
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS INCLUDING GUSTY WINDS...
SMALL HAIL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. IT
IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS PASS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT MONDAY
EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

&&

LAT...LON 3391 7816 3390 7838 3387 7850 3384 7854
3382 7866 3377 7877 3370 7886 3381 7918
3424 7897 3400 7813
TIME...MOT...LOC 2213Z 277DEG 46KT 3384 7895

$$

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