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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
149 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA
COAST SATURDAY EVENING. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL SET UP
BETWEEN THE STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST RESULTING IN GALE FORCE WINDS FOR ALL
OF THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE
SOUNDS AND STORM FORCE GUSTS FOR SEVERAL HOURS ACROSS THE CENTRAL
WATERS. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 50 KNOTS FOR THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THOUGH SEAS WILL LINGER ABOVE 6 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

AMZ158-010830-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0005.141101T2200Z-141102T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0020.141101T2200Z-141102T1600Z/
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
149 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 11 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT SATURDAY TO
11 AM EST SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
258 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY THROUGH 10 AM
SUNDAY ON THE AREA LAKES...

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-
011000-
/O.CON.KCAE.LW.Y.0016.141101T1400Z-141102T1500Z/
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-RICHMOND-BURKE-LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-
MCCORMICK-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-EDGEFIELD-SALUDA-LEXINGTON-
RICHLAND-LEE-AIKEN-SUMTER-BARNWELL-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...LANCASTER...ELGIN...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...MCCORMICK...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...CAMDEN...
LUGOFF...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING...
WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...RED BANK...COLUMBIA...
BISHOPVILLE...SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...
SUMTER...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...ORANGEBURG...
ST. MATTHEWS...MANNING...SUMMERTON...BAMBERG...DENMARK
258 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT SATURDAY
TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING...THEN REMAINING QUITE BREEZY THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 25 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS FROM 30 TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 3 FEET...HIGHEST ON THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST PORTIONS
  OF LAKES.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE ROUGH WAVES AND CHOP ON
  AREA LAKES...WHICH WILL PRODUCE DIFFICULT CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
  WATERCRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS AND PERSONAL WATERCRAFT WILL BE
ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
401 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-010400-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...
WHITEVILLE...BURGAW...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL BEACH...WILMINGTON...
CAROLINA BEACH...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...LELAND...BOLIVIA...
SHALLOTTE...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...OAK ISLAND...
SOUTHPORT...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...FLORENCE...
MARION...KINGSTREE...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...MURRELLS INLET
401 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG WINDS LATER SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT AND CHILLY...

AS LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST...WINDS
WILL BECOME STRONG. NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 25
TO 30 MPH SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 35
TO 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS MAY BRIEFLY REACH 45 MPH ALONG COASTAL NORTH
CAROLINA. WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE OVERNIGHT SATURDAY.

THESE WINDS MAY BRING DOWN SOME SMALLER TREE LIMBS WHICH MAY
RESULT IN BRIEF POWER DISRUPTIONS. LIGHT WEIGHT OR LOOSE OBJECTS
OUTSIDE MAY BE BLOWN OVER AND DAMAGED.

$$
RJD


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
412 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ003-019-VAZ013-014-016-017-022-032-033-011100-
SURRY-WILKES-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-ROANOKE-PATRICK-
FRANKLIN-
412 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NORTH
CAROLINA...NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST
CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY WITH A FEW SNOW FLAKES MIXED IN...ARE
EXPECTED FOR SATURDAY EVENING. NO SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING DOWN A FEW TREES
AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
351 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-012000-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
351 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

STRONG WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THE HIGHEST
WINDS WILL BE ALONG THE COAST.

VERY COLD TEMPERATURES LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING WILL
CREATE A GOOD CHANCE OF FROST. FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
610 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ021-022-038-039-073-074-083-084-011015-
FORSYTH-GUILFORD-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-ANSON-RICHMOND-
610 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

BLUSTERY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 35 MPH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BEHIND A COASTAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
FORECAST TO RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN ALONG THE NC AN VA COAST.

POLAR HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND RESULT IN NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...AND TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND FREEZING
MONDAY MORNING.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
610 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ007>011-023>028-040>043-075>078-085-086-088-089-011015-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-
FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-MOORE-LEE-
HARNETT-WAYNE-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
610 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

BLUSTERY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 35 MPH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BEHIND A COASTAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
FORECAST TO RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN ALONG THE NC AND VA COAST.

POLAR HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND RESULT IN TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND
FREEZING MONDAY MORNING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
600 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-011000-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
600 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY
BRINGING THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES THUS FAR THIS SEASON DURING THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES INLAND MAY REACH NEAR FREEZING BOTH
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THE GREATER POTENTIAL FOR
FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND WIDESPREAD FROST IS EXPECTED TO BE SUNDAY
NIGHT AS WINDS DIMINISH.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE COAST LATE SATURDAY
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE A POSSIBILITY
ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE PAMLICO SOUND INCLUDING DOWN EAST
CARTERET COUNTY LATE SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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