Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Sampson and Cumberland Counties Until 6:15 PM

Written by on March 1, 2018 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
532 PM EST THU MAR 1 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Sampson County in central North Carolina…
Southeastern Cumberland County in central North Carolina…

* Until 615 PM EST

* At 531 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 11 miles north of Clinton to near Bladen Community
College, moving east at 55 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

* Locations impacted include…
Clinton, Harrells, Roseboro, Garland, Salemburg, Turkey,
Autryville, Hobbton, Bushy Lake Natural Area and Ivanhoe.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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