Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
400 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...HIGH WINDS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY AND LAST THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.AN INTENSE COASTAL STORM WILL APPROACH THE NC WATERS TODAY AND
SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE NC COAST THIS EVENING. STRONG
WINDS WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL AREAS OF EASTERN NC...PEAKING EARLY
THIS EVENING.

NCZ095-103-104-072130-
/O.CON.KMHX.HW.W.0001.160207T1400Z-160208T0900Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...NEWPORT...
ATLANTIC BEACH...EMERALD ISLE...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...MANTEO...
RODANTHE...BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE...OCRACOKE
400 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 AM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH...HIGHEST
  ACROSS THE BEACHES AND DOWNEAST.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE
  SATURATED SOILS FROM RECENT RAINFALL MAKING TREES MORE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FALLING. STRONG WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND LOOSE
  OBJECTS AND CREATE ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

NCZ046-047-080-081-092>094-098-072130-
/O.CON.KMHX.WI.Y.0005.160207T1400Z-160208T0900Z/
TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-BEAUFORT-MAINLAND HYDE-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...GUM NECK...MANNS HARBOR...
STUMPY POINT...EAST LAKE...WASHINGTON...CHOCOWINITY...BELHAVEN...
BATH...AURORA...ENGELHARD...FAIRFIELD...PONZER...SCRANTON...
SWANQUARTER...MAYSVILLE...POLLOCKSVILLE...TRENTON...NEW BERN...
HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...COVE CITY...ORIENTAL...BAYBORO...
ARAPAHOE...VANDEMERE...JACKSONVILLE...RICHLANDS...SWANSBORO...
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
400 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS MAY BLOW AROUND LOOSE OBJECTS AND CREATE
  ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$



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