Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1154 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

NCZ046-047-080-081-092>095-098-103-104-071900-
TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-BEAUFORT-MAINLAND HYDE-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...GUM NECK...MANNS HARBOR...
STUMPY POINT...EAST LAKE...WASHINGTON...CHOCOWINITY...BELHAVEN...
BATH...AURORA...ENGELHARD...FAIRFIELD...PONZER...SCRANTON...
SWANQUARTER...MAYSVILLE...POLLOCKSVILLE...TRENTON...NEW BERN...
HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...COVE CITY...ORIENTAL...BAYBORO...
ARAPAHOE...VANDEMERE...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...NEWPORT...
ATLANTIC BEACH...EMERALD ISLE...JACKSONVILLE...RICHLANDS...
SWANSBORO...NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...
MANTEO...RODANTHE...BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE...OCRACOKE
1154 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GUSTY WINDS TO INCREASE THROUGH THIS EVENING...

WINDS HAVE INCREASED ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST LINE LATE THIS
MORNING. AS THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN AND
MOVE NEAR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE
NORTH 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 TO 60 MPH...THE HIGHEST
ACROSS THE BEACHES AND DOWNEAST, CARTERET COUNTY.

THESE WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH THE SATURATED GROUND MAY DOWN A
FEW TREES OR POWER LINES. ADDITIONALLY...DRIVING HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES COULD BECOME DIFFICULT. WINDS WILL EASE LATE TONIGHT AND
THE STRONGEST WINDS SHOULD COME TO AND END BEFORE MIDNIGHT.


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