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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
527 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ044-079-090>092-098-031015-
ONSLOW-JONES-GREENE-PITT-DUPLIN-LENOIR-
527 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT DUPLIN...LENOIR...
NORTHWESTERN ONSLOW...NORTHWESTERN JONES...GREENE AND WESTERN PITT
COUNTIES...

AT 525 AM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES WEST OF FARMVILLE TO 9 MILES
NORTHWEST OF HARRELLS. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENVILLE...KINSTON...FARMVILLE...WALLACE...WARSAW...LA GRANGE...MOUNT
OLIVE...GRIFTON...ROSE HILL...SNOW HILL...BEULAVILLE...KENANSVILLE...
HARRELLS...KINSTON REGIONAL JETPORT...FAISON...MAGNOLIA...GREENEVERS...
PINK HILL...CALYPSO AND FOUNTAIN.

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. STRONG WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL TREES AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...
POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

TRAINING STORMS WILL LEAD TO TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE
STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK
A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3490 7815 3507 7816 3518 7812 3519 7802
      3515 7789 3518 7784 3538 7780 3543 7783
      3557 7782 3580 7747 3583 7738 3516 7749
      3472 7782 3471 7798 3473 7802 3471 7813
      3474 7820
TIME...MOT...LOC 0925Z 225DEG 46KT 3558 7775 3480 7834

$$
DAG

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
516 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ096-099-105-109-031015-
COLUMBUS-BLADEN-INLAND PENDER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
516 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT BLADEN...PENDER...
COLUMBUS AND NORTHWESTERN BRUNSWICK COUNTIES...

AT 516 AM EDT...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS NEAR CHERRY
GROVE...OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WHITEVILLE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55
MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WHITEVILLE...WALLACE...BURGAW...ELIZABETHTOWN...ROWAN...TABOR CITY...
CHADBOURN...BETHEL...LAKE WACCAMAW...NORTHWEST...SANDYFIELD...LAGOON...
WILLIAMS...HALLSBORO...CURRIE...THE BOROUGH...MURRAY TOWN...ABBOTTSBURG...
MOLLIE AND KELLY.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 388 AND 406.
 US ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 379 AND 424.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS INCLUDING GUSTY WINDS...
SMALL HAIL...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. IT
IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS PASS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3399 7867 3430 7903 3480 7844 3475 7839
      3470 7837 3467 7832 3461 7831 3455 7825
      3473 7810 3472 7768 3461 7763
TIME...MOT...LOC 0916Z 239DEG 49KT 3427 7890
$$

SHK


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
535 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-040945-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-ANSON-
RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
535 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PERSISTENT RAIN THIS MORNING...AT TIMES MODERATE TO HEAVY...MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING SOME SUPERCELLS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER...ARE
EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST ACROSS CENTRAL NC THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
509 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>094-098-040915-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-ONSLOW-
509 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CAROLINA AND EASTERN
NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING
WINDS AND LARGE HAIL...THOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE
RULED OUT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
416 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-040830-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-RICHMOND-BURKE-LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-
MCCORMICK-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-EDGEFIELD-SALUDA-LEXINGTON-
RICHLAND-LEE-AIKEN-SUMTER-BARNWELL-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
BAMBERG-
416 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MIDLANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
AND THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA OF GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR TODAY AND THIS EVENING. A FEW
OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD CONTAIN DAMAGING WIND AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY COULD CONTAIN HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
248 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ012>015-030>032-VAZ065-066-079-087-088-092-093-096-040700-
NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-
MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-BRUNSWICK-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SOUTHAMPTON-
ISLE OF WIGHT-SUFFOLK-
248 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL NORTHEAST NORTH
CAROLINA...INTERIOR NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...INTERIOR SOUTHEAST
VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
THIS EVENING. PRIMARY THREATS ARE DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1011 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-
068>072-082-501>510-SCZ001>014-019-040215-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-AVERY-ALEXANDER-
IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-
ROWAN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-
GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-
PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-
GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-CHEROKEE-YORK-
ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
1011 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA...PIEDMONT
NORTH CAROLINA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION THIS
EVENING. A FEW OF THE STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE...WITH LARGE HAIL
AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS BEING THE PRIMARY THREAT. LOCALIZED HEAVY
RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO FORWARD ANY REPORTS OF LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...TORNADOES OR FLASH FLOODING TO OUR OFFICE.

$$
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