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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
922 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON AFFECTING LENOIR COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL
RADIO...MEDIA OR CABLE TV.

&&

NCC107-180122-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140921T0400Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140914T0722Z.140917T0600Z.140920T2200Z.NO/
922 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED. CAMP GROUNDS AND PICNIC AREAS AT THE NATURE
  CENTER IN KINSTON BEGIN TO FLOOD.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 8PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   WED   THU   FRI
  KINSTON         14  16.5 TUE 08 PM   16.5  15.9  15.0

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3527 7757 3526 7753 3522 7754
          3522 7759 3522 7764

$$


Flood Advisory


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
835 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN NORTH CAROLINA...

  NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR NEAR BURGAW AFFECTING PENDER COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PEOPLE WITH INTERESTS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM THE FLOOD WATERS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ILM UNDER THE
RIVERS/LAKES AHPS LINK.

&&

NCC141-171635-
/O.CON.KILM.FL.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140922T0100Z/
/BGWN7.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
835 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR NEAR BURGAW
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* AT 7 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 FEET.
* ADVISORY STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 8.8 FEET BY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...WATER AFFECTS THE LOWEST PORTIONS OF RIVER BEND ROAD AND
  RIVER BIRCH ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 3472 7798 3472 7786 3460 7776 3445 7779
          3444 7788 3457 7788

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
415 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK
TODAY...

.SWELL FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS
SHORE BREAK AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY.

NCZ095-098-103-104-180000-
/O.CON.KMHX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-140918T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
415 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK.

* LOCATION...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  MODERATE THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS SOUTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.
  DANGEROUS SHORE BREAK ACROSS ALL AREA BEACHES.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IS A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 9 AM TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS POSTED NEAR BEACH
ACCESS POINTS AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT...SINCE IT CAN
EXHAUST AND EVEN KILL THE STRONGEST SWIMMER.

SHORE BREAK OCCURS WHEN WAVES BREAK DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. THE
MOST COMMON INJURIES WITH STRONG SHORE BREAK ARE NECK AND BACK
INJURIES...WHICH MOST OFTEN OCCUR WHEN THE POWERFUL SURF THROWS A
SWIMMER OR SURFER HEAD FIRST INTO THE BOTTOM. IT IS EXTREMELY
IMPORTANT TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND NECK WHENEVER YOU ARE IN
BREAKING WAVES BY KEEPING YOUR HANDS IN FRONT OF YOU AT ALL
TIMES.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
522 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-180930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-RICHMOND-BURKE-LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-
MCCORMICK-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-EDGEFIELD-SALUDA-LEXINGTON-
RICHLAND-LEE-AIKEN-SUMTER-BARNWELL-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
BAMBERG-
522 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA AND
CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...MAINLY ACROSS THE EASTERN MIDLANDS AND SOUTHERN CSRA. A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH THE MAIN THREAT BEING
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
418 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

NCZ095-098-103-104-180830-
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
418 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
418 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-180830-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
418 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
347 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-180800-
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
347 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND
SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

RIP CURRENTS...LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD
COMBINED WITH LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS WILL LIKELY SUPPORT AN ENHANCED
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON THURSDAY. AN ENHANCED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AS STRONGER NORTHEAST
WINDS DEVELOP OVER THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ASSISTANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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