Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Harnett, Cumberland, and Lee Counties Until 7:00PM

Written by on April 15, 2018 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
553 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Harnett County in central North Carolina…
Cumberland County in central North Carolina…
Lee County in central North Carolina…

* Until 700 PM EDT

* At 551 PM EDT, a line of severe thunderstorms was moving in from
the southwest. The leading edge of the storms were located from
Pembroke to Raeford, moving north at 60 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Fayetteville, Sanford, Lillington, Fort Bragg, Dunn, Angier,
Godwin, Pope AFB, Hope Mills and Spring Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A tornado watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can
develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not
immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a
place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small
interior room.

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.

LAT…LON 3490 7894 3495 7904 3504 7909 3519 7910
3527 7922 3531 7919 3535 7927 3547 7936
3554 7932 3556 7929 3553 7927 3557 7924
3556 7920 3563 7912 3552 7897 3558 7891
3554 7878 3537 7861 3485 7871 3483 7890
TIME…MOT…LOC 2151Z 197DEG 65KT 3507 7930

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

$$

PWB

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