Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
655 AM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

NCZ047-103-211145-
OUTER BANKS DARE-WESTERN DARE-
655 AM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN
WILL AFFECT MAINLAND DARE AND OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTIES...

AT 653 AM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SOUTHERN SHORES TO 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
POINT HARBOR TO 12 MILES WEST OF MANTEO TO NEAR SALVO. MOVEMENT WAS
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOUTHERN SHORES...MANTEO...NAGS HEAD FISHING PIER...ROANOKE ISLAND
FESTIVAL PARK...DUCK COE PIER...WANCHESE...AVALON PIER...HATTERAS ISLAND
FISHING PIER...OUTER BANKS FISHING PIER...JOCKEYS RIDGE STATE PARK...
WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MONUMENT AND BODIE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

LAT...LON 3573 7545 3547 7546 3545 7561 3549 7561
      3559 7556 3569 7559 3558 7566 3553 7577
      3571 7593 3598 7595 3604 7589 3604 7583
      3610 7584 3607 7580 3609 7574 3619 7576
      3621 7575 3614 7565 3584 7549
TIME...MOT...LOC 1053Z 143DEG 40KT 3613 7576 3598 7593 3583 7588 3550
7548

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