Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Beaufort, Craven, & Pitt Counties until 9 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northwestern Craven County in eastern North Carolina...
Southeastern Pitt County in eastern North Carolina...
Southwestern Beaufort County in eastern North Carolina...

* Until 900 PM EDT

* At 820 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Fort
Barnwell, or 13 miles southeast of Ayden, moving northeast at 25

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Blounts Creek, Vanceboro, Calico, Shelmerdine, Fort Barnwell,
Wilmar, Cove City and Gardnerville.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

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.