Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
512 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

NCZ103-302215-
OUTER BANKS DARE-
512 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT OUTER BANKS DARE
COUNTY...

AT 511 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WRIGHT BROTHERS
NATIONAL MONUMENT TO 14 MILES NORTHWEST OF HATTERAS FERRY TERMINAL.
MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 25 MPH.

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

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

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. STRONG WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL TREES AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...
POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3574 7545 3527 7546 3527 7559 3547 7553
      3558 7553 3569 7555 3568 7566 3600 7575
      3605 7559 3593 7552
TIME...MOT...LOC 2111Z 261DEG 20KT 3597 7577 3535 7590

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