Hurricane Local Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO LOCAL STATEMENT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 2A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  AL022016
209 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

**DEPRESSION HAS NOT STRENGTHENED YET**


NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR INLAND
      HORRY...COASTAL HORRY...INLAND GEORGETOWN AND COASTAL GEORGETOWN

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 340 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF WILMINGTON NC OR ABOUT 320
      MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF MYRTLE BEACH SC
    - 29.5N 76.4W
    - STORM INTENSITY 35 MPH
    - MOVEMENT WEST-NORTHWEST OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER 2 LOCATED 320 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MYRTLE
BEACH IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM AS IT
APPROACHES THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST LATE SATURDAY. THE TROPICAL
SYSTEM COULD POTENTIALLY MOVE ONSHORE ACROSS CENTRAL OR THE SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA EARLY SUNDAY, THEN MEANDER TOWARDS THE
NORTHEAST. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND MODERATE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE
FROM THIS SYSTEM.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* FLOODING RAIN:
PREPARE FOR LOCALLY HAZARDOUS RAINFALL FLOODING HAVING POSSIBLE
LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH
CAROLINA. POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE:
    - LOCALIZED FLOODING FROM RAINFALL MAY OCCUR, ESPECIALLY IN
      LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME RIVERS AND CREEKS MAY
      RISE AS A RESULT OF THE RAIN. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS, AND
      DITCHES MAY OVERFLOW IN SOME LOCATIONS.
    - SEVERAL STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS MAY BECOME FULL AND
      BEGIN TO OVERFLOW. SOME BRIEF ROAD CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WIND:
PREPARE FOR HAZARDOUS WIND HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS
SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA. POTENTIAL
IMPACTS INCLUDE:
    - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED
      MOBILE HOMES IS POSSIBLE. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS MAY BE
      BLOWN ABOUT.
    - SOME LARGE LIMBS MAY BREAK FROM TREES. A FEW SHALLOW ROOTED OR
      WEAK TREES MAY SNAP OR BE KNOCKED DOWN. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY
      SIGNS DAMAGED.
    - A FEW ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY
      WITHIN URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED LOCATIONS. HAZARDOUS DRIVING
      CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES
      ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
    - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* SURGE:
PREPARE FOR LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SURGE HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED IMPACTS
ACROSS NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA. POTENTIAL IMPACTS IN THIS AREA
INCLUDE:
    - LOCALIZED INUNDATION AND MINOR OVER-WASH IS POSSIBLE, MAINLY
      ALONG IMMEDIATE SHORELINES AND OTHER VULNERABLE LOW-LYING AREAS
      ALONG THE COAST. LOW SPOTS ALONG WATERWAYS AND TIDAL CREEKS MAY
      ALSO BE IMPACTED.
    - SOME PORTIONS OF NEAR-SHORE ROADS AND PARKING LOTS MAY BECOME
      COVERED BY SURGE WATER. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS
      IN PLACES WHERE THE SURGE COVERS THE ROAD.
    - MODERATE BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE, MAINLY IN THE VULNERABLE
      LOCATIONS ALONG THE OCEAN FRONT.
    - MINOR DAMAGE TO MARINAS, DOCKS, BOARDWALKS, AND PIERS IS
      POSSIBLE. A FEW SMALL CRAFT MAY BREAK AWAY FROM MOORINGS IF NOT
      PROPERLY SECURED.
    - NAVIGATION MAY BE DIFFICULT NEAR INLETS AND WATERWAYS, AS
      NAVIGATIONAL AIDS MAY BE OFF STATION OR MISSING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
NOW IS THE TIME TO CHECK YOUR EMERGENCY PLAN AND TAKE NECESSARY
ACTIONS TO SECURE YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. DELIBERATE EFFORTS SHOULD BE
UNDERWAY TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. ENSURE THAT YOUR EMERGENCY
SUPPLIES KIT IS STOCKED AND READY.

ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS AND COMPLY WITH ANY ORDERS
THAT ARE ISSUED. DO NOT NEEDLESSLY JEOPARDIZE YOUR LIFE OR THE LIVES
OF OTHERS.

WHEN SECURING YOUR PROPERTY, OUTSIDE PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE CONDUCTED
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BEFORE CONDITIONS DETERIORATE. THE ONSET OF
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN CAN CAUSE CERTAIN PREPAREDNESS
ACTIVITIES TO BECOME UNSAFE.

BE A GOOD SAMARITAN AND CHECK ON THOSE WHO MAY NOT BE FULLY AWARE OF
THE SITUATION OR WHO ARE UNABLE TO MAKE PERSONAL PREPARATIONS.

VISITORS TO THE AREA SHOULD BECOME FAMILIAR WITH NEARBY SURROUNDINGS.
IF YOU ARE A VISITOR, KNOW THE NAME OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH
YOU ARE LOCATED AND WHERE IT IS RELATIVE TO CURRENT WATCHES AND
WARNINGS. IF STAYING AT A HOTEL, ASK THE MANAGEMENT STAFF ABOUT THEIR
ON-SITE DISASTER PLAN. LISTEN FOR EVACUATION ORDERS, ESPECIALLY
PERTAINING TO AREA VISITORS.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR
OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES TO THE
FORECAST.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG

NEXT UPDATE
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THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC AROUND 6 AM EDT, OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

$$

MORGAN



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