Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
255 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY FOR THE
OUTER BANKS AND EASTERN CARTERET COUNTY...

.RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST ON SUNDAY AND LIFT NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW WILL PRODUCE GALE TO STORM
FORCE NORTHERLY WINDS CREATING HIGH OCEAN SIDE WATER LEVELS ALONG
THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS AND HIGH SOUNDSIDE WATER IN AREAS
ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PAMLICO SOUND SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.

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CARTERET-
255 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO
1 PM EST MONDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE PAMLICO
  SOUND INCLUDING LOCATIONS FROM CLUB FOOT CREEK EAST TO CEDAR
  ISLAND. IN ADDITION SOUNDSIDE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN
  AREAS THAT ARE LOCATED ADJACENT TO CORE SOUND AND THE BOGUE
  SOUND DRAINAGE AREAS INCLUDING CORE BANKS...ATLANTIC
  BEACH...BEAUFORT AND MOREHEAD CITY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVEL RISES OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
  POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND. WATER LEVELS
  RISES OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL IN THE CORE AND BOGUE SOUNDS.

* TIMING...THE FLOOD THREAT FOR THE ENTIRE AREA WILL BE GREATEST
  FROM LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. FOR
  AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND THE FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  PEAK SUNDAY NIGHT. FOR LOCATIONS IN THE BOGUE SOUND DRAINAGE
  AREA THE SOUNDSIDE FLOODING IS FORECAST TO PEAK WITH HIGH TIDE LATE
  MONDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE SOUND SIDE FLOODING COULD RESULT IN WATER
  ACROSS HIGHWAY 12 MAKING IT IMPASSABLE IN THE VICINITY OF CEDAR
  ISLAND. SECONDARY ROADS AND PROPERTIES ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN
  PAMLICO SOUND AND ITS TIDAL CREEKS COULD BE AFFECTED BY HIGH
  WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

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OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
255 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 4 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO
4 PM EST MONDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND FROM THE VICINITY
  OF COLLINGTON HARBOR SOUTH THROUGH OCRACOKE. OCEAN SIDE
  LOCATIONS FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVEL RISES OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
  ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOUND SIDE LOCATIONS. FOR THE BEACHES WATER
  LEVEL RISES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL IN A COMBINATION OF
  STORM SURGE AND WAVE RUNUP...ESPECIALLY FROM CAPE HATTERAS
  NORTH. THERE WILL ALSO BE LARGE BATTERING WAVES RESULTING IN
  SIGNIFICANT EROSION AND SOME OVERWASH AND INUNDATION.

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY. IMPACTS OCEAN
  SIDE WILL PEAK WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE MONDAY MORNING INTO
  EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT EROSION...OCEAN OVERWASH...AND INUNDATION
  WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE ENTIRE OUTER BANKS FROM CAPE HATTERAS
  NORTHWARD. VULNERABLE STRUCTURES IN THE SURF ZONE COULD SUSTAIN
  DAMAGE FROM THE LARGE BREAKING WAVES. HIGHWAY 12 WILL LIKELY
  BECOME INUNDATED AND POTENTIALLY IMPASSABLE IN TYPICALLY PRONE
  LOCATIONS FROM BOTH OCEAN AND SOUND SIDE FLOODING. MODERATE
  SOUND SIDE FLOODING COULD ALSO IMPACT ROADS AND PROPERTIES
  ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND AND ITS TIDAL CREEKS. PORTIONS OF
  BUXTON...FRISCO...HATTERAS VILLAGE...AND OCRACOKE VILLAGE COULD
  SEE 1 TO 3 FEET OF INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND IN SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

$$



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