Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
117 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

NCZ092>095-150615-
CARTERET-CRAVEN-JONES-PAMLICO-
117 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS
PAMLICO...CARTERET...CRAVEN AND JONES COUNTIES THROUGH 215 AM EDT...

AT 115 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS 6 MILES SOUTH OF INDIAN BEACH...OR ABOUT 13 MILES
SOUTH OF NEWPORT...MOVING NORTH AT 35 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE...EMERALD
ISLE...INDIAN BEACH...WILDWOOD...NEWPORT...CAMP
BRYAN...HAVELOCK...JAMES CITY AND ARAPAHOE.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.

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.

THIS STORM 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 3509 7706 3509 7673 3499 7673 3499 7676
      3496 7680 3507 7700 3501 7697 3495 7688
      3495 7682 3492 7677 3493 7674 3469 7676
      3468 7692 3465 7705
TIME...MOT...LOC 0515Z 182DEG 29KT 3462 7693

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