Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
420 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND QUICKLY INTENSIFY OFF
THE SOUTHEAST COAST SUNDAY THEN LIFT NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST SUNDAY NIGHT. STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP SUNDAY THEN PEAK SUNDAY EVENING.

NCZ095-103-104-062130-
/O.CON.KMHX.HW.A.0001.160207T1500Z-160208T0900Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...NEWPORT...
ATLANTIC BEACH...EMERALD ISLE...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...MANTEO...
RODANTHE...BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE...OCRACOKE
420 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS ABOVE 50 MPH.

* TIMING...SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE
  SATURATED SOILS FROM RECENT RAINFALL MAKING TREES MORE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FALLING. THE STRONG WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND LOOSE
  OBJECTS AND CREATE ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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