Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1126 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

NCZ103-104-041600-
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
1126 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN OUTER BANKS DARE
AND OUTER BANKS HYDE COUNTIES...

AT 1125 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED 7 MILES WEST OF
HATTERAS FERRY TERMINAL...OR 59 MILES NORTHEAST OF MOREHEAD CITY...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OCRACOKE LIGHTHOUSE...OCRACOKE FERRY TERMINAL...AVON PIER...HATTERAS
FERRY TERMINAL AND CAPE HATTERAS LIGHTHOUSE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...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 3551 7546 3524 7546 3514 7565 3512 7574
      3503 7593 3518 7608 3532 7560 3549 7561
      3556 7551
TIME...MOT...LOC 1525Z 233DEG 42KT 3518 7584

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