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WWUS52 KRAH 150743
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
243 AM EST SAT NOV 15 2008

NCC163-150750-
/O.CAN.KRAH.TO.W.0057.000000T0000Z-081115T0815Z/
SAMPSON NC-
240 AM EST SAT NOV 15 2008

...THE TORNADO WARNING FOR NORTHWESTERN SAMPSON COUNTY IS
CANCELLED...

THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF THE AREA AND 
THE WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

IF YOU EXPERIENCED SEVERE WEATHER SUCH AS LARGE HAIL OR DAMAGING
WINDS PLEASE PASS THE INFORMATION ALONG TO YOUR NEAREST LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND ASK THEM TO RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 AM EST SATURDAY MORNING
FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3532 7826 3528 7832 3525 7842 3526 7849
      3532 7854 3535 7854 3567 7825 3561 7813
      3560 7812 3558 7807
TIME...MOT...LOC 0740Z 213DEG 44KT 3535 7841

$$

NCC101-150815-
/O.CON.KRAH.TO.W.0057.000000T0000Z-081115T0815Z/
JOHNSTON NC-
240 AM EST SAT NOV 15 2008

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 AM EST FOR EASTERN
JOHNSTON COUNTY...

AT 238 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO.  THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTH OF FOUR 
OAKS...OR 13 MILES SOUTH OF SMITHFIELD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH. 
THERE ARE TWO SEPARATE CIRCULATIONS DETECTED BY RADAR...BOTH IN 
EXTREME SOUTHEAST JOHNSTON COUNTY NEAR INTERSTATE 40 AND JUST NORTH 
OF THE SAMPSON COUNTY LINE. 

TORNADOES ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS AT NIGHT BECAUSE THEY ARE HARD TO
SEE. TAKE COVER NOW! IF A BASEMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE...MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM OR HALLWAY ON THE LOWEST FLOOR. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS
AND EXTERIOR WALLS.

DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPORTED IN NORTHWEST SAMPSON COUNTY WITH THIS 
STORM. 

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 AM EST SATURDAY MORNING
FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3532 7826 3528 7832 3525 7842 3526 7849
      3532 7854 3535 7854 3567 7825 3561 7813
      3560 7812 3558 7807
TIME...MOT...LOC 0740Z 213DEG 44KT 3535 7841

$$

JFB