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  •  Be safe Kysen and please check back in when (2+ / 0-)
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    Kysen, SteelerGrrl

    you can.

    "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism." Hubert H. Humphrey

    by Onomastic on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 03:24:05 PM PDT

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    •  Voila! Checkin' in... (5+ / 0-)

      It has blown over for now...and, if the future forecast radar thingamabob is correct, we are through it in full (even though under storm watch until 10pm).

      Blew like stink for about 5 minutes...dumped rain...and moved quickly past. Power held on...flickered a lot, but, it flickers around here if a butterfly burps. /grin

      Hope everyone else fares as well.

      /smile

      Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.

      by Kysen on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 03:36:20 PM PDT

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      •  Wow! That was fast. :) (5+ / 0-)

        So glad you and yours are all right. Looks like it's all screaming East at 40 miles an hour. At least in NC.

        Severe Weather Statement

        SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
        NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
        634 PM EDT THU JUN 13 2013

        NCC061-079-107-117-147-132300-
        O.CON.KMHX.SV.W.0013.000000T0000Z-130613T2300Z
        GREENE NC-PITT NC-LENOIR NC-DUPLIN NC-MARTIN NC-
        634 PM EDT THU JUN 13 2013

        ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT
        FOR WESTERN MARTIN...NORTHWESTERN DUPLIN...NORTHWESTERN LENOIR...PITT
        AND GREENE COUNTIES...

        AT 630 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
        INDICATE A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED
        ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM AHOSKIE TO 31 MILES WEST OF
        WARSAW...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

        HAZARDS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
        QUARTER SIZED HAIL.
        DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 58 MPH.

        LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM INCLUDE... LINDELL...FOUNTAIN...
        OAK CITY...WALSTONBURG...FALKLAND...HASSELL...SHINE...BETHEL...
        CALYPSO...CASTORIA...FAISON...FARMVILLE...BRUCE...PARMELE...GOLD
        POINT...JASON...LIZZIE...ROBERSONVILLE...SNOW HILL...BELL ARTHUR...
        BOWDENS...BEAUTANCUS...ARBA...LA GRANGE...STATON...MAURY...PITT
        GREENVILLE AIRPORT...EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY...DOWDY FICKLEN
        STADIUM...BELLS FORK.

        THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE. THIS IS
        AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
        STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!

        WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE CALL IN YOUR REPORTS OF PENNY OR
        LARGER SIZED HAIL...AS WELL AS WIND DAMAGE...INCLUDING TREES OR LARGE
        LIMBS DOWNED BY CALLING THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOLL FREE AT...
        1...8 0 0...8 8 9...6 8 8 9.

        A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT
        THURSDAY EVENING FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

        LAT...LON 3490 7815 3519 7817 3520 7801 3516 7790
              3518 7784 3537 7781 3557 7783 3580 7747
              3583 7735 3591 7735 3600 7741 3608 7733
              3601 7720 3593 7719 3595 7704 3584 7704
              3475 7813 3473 7819
        TIME...MOT...LOC 2233Z 270DEG 35KT 3629 7696 3486 7857

        $$

        http://forecast.weather.gov/...

        "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism." Hubert H. Humphrey

        by Onomastic on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 03:41:32 PM PDT

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