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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 27 at 12:37AM EDT by NWS Wilmington NC

At 1236 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Wakulla, or near Red Springs, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Locations impacted include... Red Springs, Pembroke, Maxton, Buie, Wakulla, Rex, Prospect, Shannon, and Rennert.

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Area
Robeson

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 27 at 12:33AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

At 1233 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Halifax to near Scotland Neck to 10 miles southwest of Tarboro. Movement was northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail, and heavy rain. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Reduced visibility and minor flooding possible. Locations impacted include... Rich Square, Aulander, Woodland, Lewiston Woodville, Roxobel, Kelford, Lasker, Eagletown, Potecasi, Connaritsa, Burden, Bryantown, Boones Crossroads, George, and Millennium.

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Area
Northampton; Hertford; Bertie

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 27 at 12:26AM EDT until May 27 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Raleigh NC

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 321 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 2 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA CUMBERLAND EDGECOMBE HALIFAX JOHNSTON NASH SAMPSON WAYNE WILSON THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF CLAYTON, CLINTON, ENFIELD, FAYETTEVILLE, GOLDSBORO, HOPE MILLS, NASHVILLE, PRINCEVILLE, ROANOKE RAPIDS, ROCKY MOUNT, ROSEBORO, SCOTLAND NECK, SELMA, SMITHFIELD, SPRING HOPE, SPRING LAKE, TARBORO, AND WILSON.

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Area
Cumberland, NC; Edgecombe, NC; Halifax, NC; Johnston, NC; Nash, NC; Sampson, NC; Wayne, NC; Wilson, NC

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 27 at 12:24AM EDT by NWS Raleigh NC

At 1223 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Halifax to near Bailey. Movement was east at 25 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Locations impacted include... Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Nashville, Halifax, Wilson, Scotland Neck, Elm City, Dortches, Enfield, and Princeville.

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Area
Halifax; Nash; Edgecombe; Wilson

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 27 at 12:17AM EDT by NWS Newport/Morehead City NC

At 1216 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Halifax to near Tarboro to near Wilson. Movement was east at 20 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Greenville, Winterville, Ayden, Farmville, Bethel, Grifton, Stokes, Bell Arthur, Robersonville, Pactolus, House, Bruce, Maury, Ormondsville, Roundtree, Lizzie, Pitt Greenville Airport, Dowdy Ficklen Stadium, East Carolina University, and Gold Point.

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Area
Martin; Pitt; Greene; Lenoir; Northern Craven

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 27 at 12:09AM EDT by NWS Newport/Morehead City NC

At 1208 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking an outflow boundary along a line extending from near Fremont to near Mount Olive to near Ammon. Movement was southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Kinston, Wallace, Warsaw, La Grange, Mount Olive, Grifton, Phillips Crossroads, Kornegay, Rose Hill, Snow Hill, Richlands, Beulaville, Deep Run, Catherine Lake, Bowdens, Cypress Creek, Beautancus, Comfort, Kenansville, and Chinquapin.

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Area
Greene; Duplin; Lenoir; Jones; Northern Craven; Inland Onslow

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 26 at 11:59PM EDT by NWS Raleigh NC

At 1159 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 14 miles south of Smithfield to 12 miles northwest of Clinton to near Tobermory. Movement was southeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Fayetteville, Clinton, Mount Olive, Harrells, Jerome, Hope Mills, Eastover, Roseboro, Stedman, and Garland.

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Area
Johnston; Wayne; Cumberland; Sampson

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 26 at 11:57PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

At 1157 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 12 miles west of Halifax to 10 miles northeast of Dortches to near Rocky Mount. Movement was east at 25 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail, and frequent lightning. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Frequent cloud to ground lightning strikes. These storms will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern Bertie and southeastern Northampton Counties, including the following locations... Eagletown, Boones Crossroads, Kelford, George, Lasker, and Bryantown.

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Area
Northampton; Bertie

Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Flood Advisory issued May 26 at 8:20PM EDT until May 27 at 4:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington NC

* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...The lower Cape Fear River including downtown Wilmington. * WHEN...Until 4 AM EDT Monday. * IMPACTS...Portions of Battleship Road and USS North Carolina Road observe minor coastal flooding up to one half foot in depth. In downtown Wilmington, a block of Water Street observes minor flooding up to one quarter foot in depth. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Affected areas listed are based on average tide conditions. Additional locations may experience flooding during periods of heavy rainfall, high winds, or other factors.

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Area
Inland New Hanover

Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued May 26 at 8:20PM EDT until May 27 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington NC

* WHAT...Strong south to north longshore current. * WHERE...In North Carolina, Coastal Pender and Coastal New Hanover Counties. In South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown County. * WHEN...From 6 AM EDT Monday through Monday evening. * IMPACTS...Longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip currents, piers, jetties, and other hazardous areas. It may sweep swimmers off their feet, making it difficult to return to shore.

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Area
Coastal Pender; Coastal New Hanover; Coastal Georgetown
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