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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
349 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY FOR
SOUND-SIDE LOCATIONS OF THE OUTER BANKS AND DOWNEAST CARTERET
COUNTY...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 TO 35 KNOTS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
PAMLICO SOUND THIS EVENING BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT. WATER
LEVELS ALONG THE OUTER BANKS AND DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY WILL
RISE ABOVE NORMAL PRODUCING MINOR SOUND SIDE FLOODING TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY.

NCZ095-103-104-161000-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0008.140416T0200Z-140417T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
349 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...SOUND-SIDE OUTER BANKS DARE COUNTY...OCRACOKE...
  PORTSMOUTH ISLAND...AND PORTIONS OF DOWNEAST CARTERET COUNTY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS WILL RISE 2 TO 3 FEET ON THE
  OUTER BANKS AND 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL FOR DOWNEAST CARTERET
  COUNTY.

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...IMPACTS WILL BE MINOR...BUT SOME PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY
  12 FROM BUXTON TO OREGON INLET MAY BECOME PARTIALLY INUNDATED
  BY WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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