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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
612 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN NC SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND QUICKLY INTENSIFY OFF
THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST SUNDAY THEN LIFT NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE
NORTH CAROLINA COAST SUNDAY NIGHT. STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL PEAK SUNDAY EVENING.

NCZ095-103-104-071115-
/O.CON.KMHX.HW.W.0001.160207T1400Z-160208T0900Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...NEWPORT...
ATLANTIC BEACH...EMERALD ISLE...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...MANTEO...
RODANTHE...BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE...OCRACOKE
612 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE
  SATURATED SOILS FROM RECENT RAINFALL MAKING TREES MORE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FALLING. STRONG WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND LOOSE
  OBJECTS AND CREATE ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

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