Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1025 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

NCZ095-098-250330-
CARTERET-ONSLOW-
1025 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS ONSLOW AND CARTERET COUNTIES
THROUGH 1130 PM EDT...

AT 1024 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HUBERT TO 10 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF HOLLY RIDGE...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES
EAST OF PINEY GREEN TO HAMPSTEAD...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...STELLA...PELETIER...
DUCK CREEK...ONSLOW BEACH...HAMMOCKS BEACH STATE PARK...BROAD CREEK.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. STRONG WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL TREES AND BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...
POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...WHICH WILL CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS INCLUDING DITCHES...CREEKS...ROADWAYS AND
AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALSO REDUCE DRIVING SPEEDS TO AVOID
HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3448 7758 3452 7760 3467 7738 3465 7736
      3463 7735 3467 7737 3478 7721 3478 7661
      3473 7660 3478 7660 3478 7649 3467 7665
      3469 7670 3469 7686 3462 7717 3444 7751
TIME...MOT...LOC 0224Z 270DEG 22KT 3472 7718 3440 7768

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