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
351 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

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

.RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST WELL OFF
THE COAST SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW WILL PRODUCE STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS PRODUCING HIGH WATER LEVELS ALONG THE NORTHERN
OUTER BANKS AND AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PAMLICO
SOUND.

NCZ095-103-104-060900-
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CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
351 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PORTION OF
  THE PAMLICO SOUND. OCEAN SIDE LOCATIONS FROM CAPE HATTERAS
  NORTH.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
  POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND. FOR THE
  BEACHES WATER LEVELS WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL...MAINLY
  FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH.

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...OCEAN OVERWASH WITH BEACH EROSION WILL BE POSSIBLE
  ALONG HIGHWAY 12 FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH TO KITTY HAWK AND
  DUCK. MODERATE SOUND SIDE FLOODING COULD ALSO IMPACT ROADS AND
  PROPERTIES FOR AREAS NEAR THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PAMLICO
  SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

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