Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
420 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT
FOR THE OUTER BANKS AND EASTERN CARTERET COUNTY...

.RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE SOUTHEAST
COAST ON SUNDAY AND LIFT NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA
COAST SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW WILL PRODUCE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
PRODUCING HIGH WATER LEVELS ALONG THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS AND
AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PAMLICO SOUND.

NCZ095-103-104-062130-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.A.0002.160207T1400Z-160208T0900Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
420 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PORTION
  OF THE PAMLICO SOUND. OCEAN SIDE LOCATIONS FROM CAPE HATTERAS
  NORTH.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
  POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND. FOR THE
  BEACHES WATER LEVELS WILL BE 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL...MAINLY
  FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH.

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...OCEAN OVERWASH AND BEACH EROSION WILL BE POSSIBLE
  ALONG HIGHWAY 12 FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH TO KITTY HAWK AND
  DUCK. MODERATE SOUND SIDE FLOODING COULD ALSO IMPACT ROADS AND
  PROPERTIES ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PAMLICO SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

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