Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
445 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

NCZ080-081-093-094-232130-
BEAUFORT-CRAVEN-MAINLAND HYDE-PAMLICO-
445 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS PAMLICO...MAINLAND HYDE...
BEAUFORT AND CRAVEN COUNTIES THROUGH 530 PM EDT...

AT 443 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY DOWNPOURS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
WINSTEADVILLE TO PAMLICO BEACH TO AURORA TO 8 MILES WEST OF
EDWARD...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 MILES WEST OF SWANQUARTER
TO 18 MILES WEST OF SWANQUARTER TO 18 MILES SOUTHEAST OF RIVER ROAD
TO 13 MILES NORTH OF NEW BERN...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS UP TO 2 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...PAMLICO BEACH...
AURORA...SLADESVILLE...ROYAL...GERMANTOWN...PRESCOTT.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRODUCING AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF LIGHTNING.
SEEK SHELTER INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM THE WINDOWS. MANY LIGHTNING
STRIKES WILL OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF THE HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS. IF
YOU CANNOT SEEK SHELTER INDOORS TAKE COVER IN A VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS 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 3533 7636 3531 7647 3528 7648 3521 7680
      3531 7715 3535 7686 3540 7679 3535 7665
      3540 7665 3542 7675 3552 7665 3549 7659
      3541 7657 3539 7664 3535 7664 3532 7649
      3537 7649 3551 7659 3547 7633
TIME...MOT...LOC 2043Z 284DEG 11KT 3545 7658 3538 7663
          3533 7675 3529 7700

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