Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1046 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

NCZ047-081-095-103-104-160330-
CARTERET-MAINLAND HYDE-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-WESTERN
DARE-
1046 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS MAINLAND HYDE...CARTERET...
OUTER BANKS DARE...MAINLAND DARE AND OUTER BANKS HYDE COUNTIES
THROUGH 1130 PM EDT...

AT 1046 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM CENTER OF DARE COUNTY
BOMBING RANGE TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF FORT MACON STATE PARK...OR ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 MILES SOUTH OF MANNS HARBOR TO 8 MILES SOUTH
OF BEAUFORT...MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...PORTSMOUTH VILLAGE...
OCRACOKE LIGHTHOUSE......OCRACOKE FERRY TERMINAL...HATTERAS ISLAND
FISHING PIER......WAVES...HATTERAS FERRY TERMINAL......SALVO...AVON
PIER......FRISCO...CAPE HATTERAS LIGHTHOUSE.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

DON`T WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THE FIRST LIGHTNING FLASH BEFORE HEADING TO
SAFETY. MOVE INDOORS AT THE FIRST SIGN OF THREATENING SKIES OR THE
FIRST SOUND OF THUNDER. MAKE SURE THAT LIGHTNING IS WELL AWAY FROM
YOUR LOCATION BEFORE RESUMING OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

&&

LAT...LON 3522 7552 3508 7602 3458 7654 3469 7669
      3504 7643 3495 7645 3504 7636 3499 7620
      3468 7660 3505 7609 3534 7621 3583 7561
      3507 7604 3583 7555
TIME...MOT...LOC 0246Z 262DEG 42KT 3570 7577 3462 7660

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