Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

NCZ095-232000-
CARTERET-
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAVY SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS WESTERN
AND CENTRAL CARTERET COUNTY THROUGH 400 PM EDT...

AT 305 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM BROAD CREEK TO
MOREHEAD CITY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...NEWPORT......BOGUE...BROAD CREEK...
WILDWOOD...SALTER PATH......INDIAN BEACH...PINE KNOLL SHORES AND
MOREHEAD CITY.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IN AN
HOUR...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 3464 7710 3467 7710 3468 7712 3471 7710
      3476 7713 3477 7716 3479 7717 3480 7711
      3481 7696 3483 7695 3483 7688 3485 7687
      3485 7680 3468 7664 3469 7667 3469 7681
TIME...MOT...LOC 1903Z 331DEG 8KT 3477 7695

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