Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1044 AM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

NCZ093>095-011530-
CARTERET-PAMLICO-CRAVEN-
1044 AM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN PAMLICO...CENTRAL
CARTERET AND SOUTHEASTERN CRAVEN COUNTIES...

AT 1043 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CHERRY BRANCH
FERRY TERMINAL...OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF NEWPORT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAVELOCK...CHERRY BRANCH FERRY TERMINAL...MINNESOTT BEACH FERRY AND
MINNESOTT BEACH.

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 3491 7690 3521 7660 3494 7631 3475 7672
TIME...MOT...LOC 1443Z 234DEG 24KT 3488 7672

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