Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Lenoir, Greene, and Pitt County Until 3:15PM

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
239 PM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN LENOIR COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHWESTERN PITT COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

* AT 239 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
GRIFTON…OR 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF AYDEN…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10
MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GREENVILLE…WINTERVILLE…AYDEN…GRIFTON AND HOOKERTON.

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.