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Severe thunderstorm warning for Beaufort County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by the National Weather Service
For Beaufort County, North Carolina

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UNTIL 4:45PM EDT MON …A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM EDT FOR WEST CENTRAL HYDE…SOUTHEASTERN BEAUFORT AND NORTHEASTERN PAMLICO COUNTIES… AT 406 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BAYVIEW FERRY TERMINAL, OR 17 MILES SOUTHEAST OF RIVER ROAD, MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH. HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… SLADESVILLE, RANSOMVILLE, SWINDELL FORK, SCRANTON, PAMLICO BEACH, LOWLAND, WINSTEADVILLE, ROSE BAY, SOUTH CREEK, SIDNEY CROSSROADS, BAYVIEW, YEATESVILLE, SWAN QUARTER FERRY TERMINAL, AURORA FERRY TERMINAL, BAYVIEW FERRY TERMINAL AND SYDNEY CROSSROADS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL AND/OR WIND DAMAGE, INCLUDING TREES OR LARGE LIMBS DOWNED, BY CALLING THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN NEWPORT AT 1-800-889-6889. && HAIL…1.75IN WIND…60MPH

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