Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
931 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

NCZ093-095-280215-
CARTERET-CRAVEN-
931 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL CARTERET AND
SOUTHEASTERN CRAVEN COUNTIES...

AT 931 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES NORTHEAST
OF MICHAEL J SMITH AIRPORT...OR 15 MILES NORTHEAST OF MOREHEAD CITY...
MOVING SOUTH AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOREHEAD CITY...OCEANA PIER...MICHAEL J SMITH AIRPORT...RACHEL CARSON
ESTUARINE RESERVE...FORT MACON STATE PARK AND CAPE LOOKOUT 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 3466 7676 3483 7689 3495 7638 3482 7627
      3456 7654
TIME...MOT...LOC 0131Z 338DEG 30KT 3484 7650

$$

SGK



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