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Weather Alerts for ONSLOW CO

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Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
ONSLOW CO

Areas Affected:
Beaufort - Craven - Jones - Lenoir - Onslow - Pamlico
Effective: Mon, 8/20 12:29am Updated: Mon, 8/20 1:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 8/20 1:30am Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT JONES...CENTRAL LENOIR...CENTRAL
CRAVEN...NORTH CENTRAL ONSLOW...SOUTH CENTRAL BEAUFORT AND
SOUTHWESTERN PAMLICO COUNTIES...
At 1247 AM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Phillips
Crossroads, or 17 miles southeast of Kinston, moving east at 30 mph.
Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.
Locations impacted include...
New Bern, James City, Trent Woods, River Bend, Phillips Crossroads,
Askins, Cayton, Comfort, Jasper, Tuscarora, Rhems, Olympia,
Riverdale, Ernul, Fairfield Harbour, Coastal Carolina Regional
Airport, Bridgeton, Cove City, Pollocksville and Trenton.
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 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.