Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Jones, Greene, Lenoir, Onslow, and Duplin Counties Until 8:00 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
705 PM EDT Fri May 22 2020

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northwestern Jones County in eastern North Carolina…
Southern Greene County in eastern North Carolina…
Lenoir County in eastern North Carolina…
Northwestern Onslow County in eastern North Carolina…
Duplin County in eastern North Carolina…

* Until 800 PM EDT.

* At 704 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 12 miles southeast of Dunn to 8 miles northwest of
Harrells to near Elkton, moving east at 50 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

* Locations impacted include…
Jacksonville, Kinston, Wallace, Warsaw, La Grange, Half Moon, Mount
Olive, Phillips Crossroads, Kornegay, Rose Hill, Richlands,
Beulaville, Deep Run, Catherine Lake, Bowdens, Cypress Creek,
Beautancus, Comfort, Kenansville and Chinquapin.

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.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.