Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne, Sampson, Harnett, Cumberland, Wake, and Johnston Counties Until 10:30PM

Written by on April 15, 2018 in Severe Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
946 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

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

* Until 1030 PM EDT

* At 946 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Angier to near Godwin to near Ammon, moving
north at 70 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

* Locations impacted include…
Raleigh, Cary, Goldsboro, Smithfield, Clinton, Lillington, Garner,
Fuquay-Varina, Clayton and Dunn.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

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. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 300 AM EDT for
central North Carolina.

LAT…LON 3485 7850 3485 7871 3534 7897 3585 7888
3581 7826 3574 7822 3571 7816 3561 7813
3559 7802 3554 7796 3518 7810 3518 7817
3504 7816 3464 7831
TIME…MOT…LOC 0146Z 195DEG 60KT 3548 7877 3519 7866 3477 7858



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