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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
406 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED FOR THE OUTER BANKS AND
EASTERN CARTERET COUNTY...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR SOUTHERN CRAVEN COUNTY...

.RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST TODAY AND LIFT NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST TONIGHT. THIS LOW WILL PRODUCE GALE TO STORM FORCE
NORTHERLY WINDS CREATING SIGNIFICANT DUNE EROSION AND OCEAN
OVERWASH ALONG THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS AND SIGNIFICANT COASTAL
FLOODING FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PAMLICO
SOUND INTO MONDAY MORNING.

MINOR WATER LEVEL RISES ARE POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS IN SOUTHERN
CRAVEN COUNTY ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN PAMLICO SOUND AND NEUSE
RIVER.

NCZ093-072130-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.Y.0002.160207T1500Z-160208T0900Z/
CRAVEN-
406 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 AM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN PAMLICO SOUND AND
  NEUSE RIVER.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVEL RISES 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING COASTAL AREAS...POSSIBLY
  IMPACTING SOME ROADS AND PROPERTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

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