Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
433 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

NCZ098-212100-
ONSLOW-
433 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL MOVE ACROSS ONSLOW COUNTY THROUGH 500
PM EDT...

AT 434 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
SWANSBORO...OR ABOUT 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PINEY GREEN...MOVING SOUTH
AT 10 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE...BEAR CREEK...HAMMOCKS
BEACH STATE PARK......HAMMOCKS BEACH.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRODUCING AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF LIGHTNING.
SEEK SHELTER INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM THE WINDOWS. MANY LIGHTNING
STRIKES WILL OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF THE HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS. IF
YOU CANNOT SEEK SHELTER INDOORS TAKE COVER IN A VEHICLE.

THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...WHICH WILL CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS INCLUDING DITCHES...CREEKS...ROADWAYS AND
AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALSO REDUCE DRIVING SPEEDS TO AVOID
HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3477 7727 3477 7715 3477 7716 3477 7713
      3472 7711 3469 7711 3468 7712 3467 7710
      3464 7711 3458 7726 3455 7729
TIME...MOT...LOC 2034Z 358DEG 10KT 3468 7716

$$

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