Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1210 AM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

NCZ095-103-104-160515-
Outer Banks Hyde-Outer Banks Dare-Carteret-
1210 AM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTH CENTRAL OUTER BANKS
DARE...OUTER BANKS HYDE AND NORTHEASTERN CARTERET COUNTIES...

At 1210 AM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Ocracoke Ferry
Terminal, or 18 miles west of Frisco, moving east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Frisco, Hatteras Ferry Terminal, Ocracoke Ferry Terminal, Ocracoke
Lighthouse and Cape Hatteras 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 3525 7546 3504 7547 3503 7550 3498 7568
      3495 7574 3509 7606 3526 7599
TIME...MOT...LOC 0410Z 289DEG 34KT 3516 7594

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