Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1140 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

NCZ080-093>095-040545-
CARTERET-BEAUFORT-PAMLICO-CRAVEN-
1140 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN
BEAUFORT...SOUTHEASTERN PAMLICO...CARTERET AND SOUTHEASTERN CRAVEN
COUNTIES...

AT 1139 PM EST...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES SOUTH OF AURORA FERRY TERMINAL TO BOGUE INLET
PIER...AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOREHEAD CITY...NEWPORT...PINE KNOLL SHORES...MICHAEL J SMITH
AIRPORT...FORT MACON STATE PARK...OCEANA PIER...RACHEL CARSON
ESTUARINE RESERVE...MESIC AND INDIAN BEACH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3467 7649 3468 7694 3493 7680 3486 7676
      3494 7667 3490 7664 3491 7664 3506 7673
      3524 7663 3508 7642 3492 7644 3504 7636
      3497 7628 3503 7610 3493 7636 3492 7636
      3490 7625 3458 7654
TIME...MOT...LOC 0439Z 282DEG 53KT 3522 7670 3467 7700
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