Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Wayne and Johnston Counties Until 6:15PM

Written by on July 31, 2016 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
530 PM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHEASTERN JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 530 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF FREMONT…OR 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF GOLDSBORO…MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GOLDSBORO…MOUNT OLIVE…FREMONT…WALNUT CREEK…MICRO…
PINE LEVEL…KENLY…PRINCETON…PIKEVILLE AND EUREKA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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