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Severe Thunderstorm Warning


New Event Expired

Start Time

Sat 08/01/2020 04:16 PM EDT

End Time

Sat 08/01/2020 05:15 PM EDT



Storm Location

2 mi N of Smithfield, NC

Storm Motion

Moving NE at 26 mph


High impact


Locations Affected

Lake Royale, NC ∙ Micro, NC ∙ Bailey, NC ∙ Spring Hope, NC ∙ Momeyer, NC ∙ Clayton, NC ∙ Wilson, NC ∙ Smithfield Johnston County Airport, NC ∙ Louisburg Franklin County Airport, NC ∙ Rolesville, NC

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Raleigh NC 416 PM EDT Sat Aug 1 2020 The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Nash County in central North Carolina... Eastern Wake County in central North Carolina... Western Wilson County in central North Carolina... Central Johnston County in central North Carolina... Southwestern Franklin County in central North Carolina... * Until 515 PM EDT. * At 415 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Clayton to Smithfield, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Raleigh, Smithfield, Wilson, Garner, Clayton, Zebulon, Bailey, Bunn, Knightdale and Micro. 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. && LAT...LON 3543 7832 3546 7855 3569 7862 3604 7841 3600 7801 3573 7786 TIME...MOT...LOC 2015Z 222DEG 23KT 3570 7844 3553 7833 HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH