Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Beaufort and Pamlico Counties until 3:45 PM

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
259 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN BEAUFORT COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
PAMLICO COUNTY IN NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 259 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES EAST OF
FAIRFIELD HARBOUR…OR 11 MILES EAST OF JAMES CITY…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
AURORA FERRY TERMINAL…BAYBORO…ALLIANCE…ARAPAHOE…AURORA…
STONEWALL…VANDEMERE AND MESIC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL AND/OR WIND DAMAGE…INCLUDING
TREES OR LARGE LIMBS DOWNED…BY CALLING THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE IN NEWPORT AT 1-800-889-6889.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE’S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.