Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne, Sampson, Harnett, Cumberland, Lee, and Johnston Counties Until 7:30 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
623 PM EDT Fri May 22 2020

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Western Wayne County in central North Carolina…
Sampson County in central North Carolina…
Harnett County in central North Carolina…
Cumberland County in central North Carolina…
Southern Lee County in central North Carolina…
Johnston County in central North Carolina…

* Until 730 PM EDT.

* At 622 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 9 miles south of Sanford to near Fayetteville to
near Barker Ten Mile, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

* Locations impacted include…
Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Smithfield, Clinton, Lillington, Fort
Bragg, Dunn, Mount Olive, Angier and Benson.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread
wind damage across the warned area. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy
structure and stay away from windows!

Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and
widespread significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not
immediately likely, it is best to move to an interior room on the
lowest floor of a building. These storms may cause serious injury
and significant property damage.

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LAT…LON 3485 7850 3483 7890 3490 7894 3495 7903
3505 7902 3514 7911 3519 7910 3527 7922
3531 7919 3535 7927 3541 7930 3562 7813
3559 7807 3517 7794 3519 7816 3490 7815
3474 7820 3471 7811 3456 7825
TIME…MOT…LOC 2222Z 257DEG 41KT 3534 7924 3504 7893 3471 7901

TORNADO…POSSIBLE
HAIL…0.75IN
WIND…60MPH