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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
658 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

NCZ021-022-038-039-262345-
GUILFORD  NC-RANDOLPH  NC-DAVIDSON  NC-FORSYTH  NC-
658 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
GUILFORD...NORTHWESTERN RANDOLPH...NORTHEASTERN DAVIDSON AND
SOUTHEASTERN FORSYTH COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

AT 657 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES SOUTH OF WINSTON-SALEM...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

HEAVY RAIN AND MINOR FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GREENSBORO...WINSTON-SALEM...HIGH POINT...THOMASVILLE...ARCHDALE...
TRINITY...JAMESTOWN...OAK HOLLOW MARINA...ARCADIA AND WELCOME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING
AREAS...AND MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS...AND AREAS OF POOR
DRAINAGE. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO
AVOID HYDROPLANING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WHERE PROLONGED HEAVY
RAIN CAN QUICKLY LEAD TO FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3590 8033 3608 8029 3605 7985 3578 7998
TIME...MOT...LOC 2257Z 282DEG 16KT 3598 8022

$$

WSS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
556 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

MSZ049-050-262330-
RANKIN MS-SCOTT MS-
556 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EAST CENTRAL RANKIN AND
SOUTHWESTERN SCOTT COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM CDT...

AT 556 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR FORKVILLE...OR NEAR MORTON...MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  MORTON AROUND 610 PM CDT.
  PULASKI AROUND 630 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WINDS CAN BRING DOWN TREES AND LARGE LIMBS RESULTING IN SERIOUS
INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS
DURING SUCH STRONG WINDS...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF OLDER TREES.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3222 8970 3224 8986 3248 8973 3246 8954
      3222 8952
TIME...MOT...LOC 2256Z 008DEG 15KT 3241 8964

$$

NF

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
554 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

MSZ074-262330-
FORREST MS-
554 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN FORREST COUNTY
UNTIL 630 PM CDT...

AT 554 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR BROOKLYN...OR 11 MILES NORTH OF WIGGINS...MOVING SOUTH AT 15
MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  MAXIE AROUND 605 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WINDS CAN BRING DOWN TREES AND LARGE LIMBS RESULTING IN SERIOUS
INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS
DURING SUCH STRONG WINDS...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF OLDER TREES.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3113 8926 3112 8914 3100 8915 3100 8914
      3091 8914 3091 8934
TIME...MOT...LOC 2254Z 003DEG 15KT 3102 8914

$$

NF

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
646 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

NCZ002-003-VAZ015-016-262345-
ALLEGHANY-SURRY-CARROLL-GRAYSON-
646 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN SURRY AND
ALLEGHANY COUNTIES IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...EASTERN GRAYSON
AND CARROLL COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA AND THE CITY OF
GALAX...

AT 645 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FRIES TO WHITEHEAD. MOVEMENT WAS
EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOUNT AIRY...
GALAX...
HILLSVILLE...
SPARTA...
AND DOBSON.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3647 8130 3678 8103 3676 8050 3675 8050
      3664 8055 3665 8055 3666 8059 3662 8062
      3660 8062 3659 8061 3656 8061 3656 8059
      3638 8068
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 269DEG 26KT 3673 8094 3646 8115

$$

RAB

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
644 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

NCZ056-068-069-504-262315-
CLEVELAND NC-GREATER BURKE NC-CATAWBA NC-LINCOLN NC-
644 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE LIGHTNING WILL IMPACT
SOUTHEASTERN BURKE...SOUTHWESTERN CATAWBA...NORTHWESTERN CLEVELAND
AND WESTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

AT 644 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH
INTENSE LIGHTNING 14 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MORGANTON...OR NEAR CASAR...
MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BELWOOD...CASAR...SOUTH MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...MOUNTAIN VIEW...
FALLSTON...PROPST...VALE...PLEASANT GROVE AND COOKSVILLE.

IN ADDITION TO INTENSE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES THAT ARE DEAD...OR THAT HAVE WEAKENED
ROOT SYSTEMS. OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND SIMILAR ITEMS CAN BE TOSSED
AROUND IF NOT ANCHORED. SEEK SHELTER INDOORS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...TRY TO
GET INDOORS OR INTO A HARD TOPPED VEHICLE. OTHERWISE...STAY AWAY FROM
OPEN AREAS AND ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. WHEN INDOORS...
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID USING WIRED ELECTRONIC
DEVICES. DO NOT TAKE A SHOWER OR BATH. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
APPLIANCES BEFORE THE STORM APPROACHES.

&&

LAT...LON 3546 8167 3564 8167 3569 8134 3542 8135
TIME...MOT...LOC 2244Z 270DEG 12KT 3556 8159

$$

NED

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
543 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

MSZ055-056-065-262315-
SIMPSON MS-SMITH MS-COVINGTON MS-
543 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN COVINGTON...
SOUTHEASTERN SIMPSON AND SOUTHWESTERN SMITH COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM
CDT...

AT 543 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR MAGEE...MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  MAGEE AROUND 600 PM CDT.
  MOUNT OLIVE AROUND 615 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE MIZE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WINDS CAN BRING DOWN TREES AND LARGE LIMBS RESULTING IN SERIOUS
INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS
DURING SUCH STRONG WINDS...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF OLDER TREES.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3176 8976 3177 8976 3177 8980 3195 8969
      3192 8949 3170 8949
TIME...MOT...LOC 2243Z 015DEG 13KT 3188 8962

$$

NF

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
643 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

VAZ014-022-262345-
MONTGOMERY-ROANOKE-
643 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WESTERN ROANOKE AND
EASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES THROUGH 745 PM EDT...

AT 642 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BRADSHAW TO NEAR SHAWSVILLE TO NEAR
CHRISTIANSBURG. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 25 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BLACKSBURG...
SALEM...
CHRISTIANSBURG...
SHAWSVILLE...
AND BENT MOUNTAIN.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3722 8007 3712 8012 3709 8024 3714 8043
      3724 8036 3730 8033 3733 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 2242Z 266DEG 21KT 3728 8025 3720 8029 3717 8034

$$

RAB

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
626 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

FLZ040-262315-
MARION FL-
626 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN MARION COUNTY UNTIL
715 PM EDT...

AT 625 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
LYNNE...MOVING EAST AT 5 MPH.

EXCESSIVE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED. POSTPONE OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES PROMPTLY. GO QUICKLY INSIDE A COMPLETELY ENCLOSED
BUILDING. UNPLUG ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND APPLIANCES AS THEY ARE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO POWER SURGES AND MAY BE DAMAGED BY NEARBY LIGHTNING
STRIKES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JUNIPER SPRINGS...LYNNE...SILVER SPRINGS SHORES AND BURBANK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

LAT...LON 2912 8203 2930 8200 2935 8166 2934 8166
      2934 8168 2931 8168 2929 8165 2905 8164
      2905 8166
TIME...MOT...LOC 2225Z 279DEG 5KT 2920 8194

$$

PETERSON

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
618 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

VAZ012-013-016-017-262315-
CARROLL-FLOYD-PULASKI-WYTHE-
618 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN PULASKI...SOUTHWESTERN
FLOYD...EASTERN WYTHE AND NORTHERN CARROLL COUNTIES...

AT 617 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ALLISONIA...
MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HILLSVILLE...
ALLISONIA...
PATTERSON...
INDIAN VALLEY...
AND WILLIS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3703 8090 3702 8056 3699 8055 3700 8052
      3701 8052 3699 8049 3700 8048 3699 8047
      3701 8046 3701 8042 3700 8042 3701 8041
      3701 8035 3675 8040 3676 8100
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 266DEG 25KT 3694 8079

$$

RAB

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
507 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

ALZ261-263-265-262315-
MOBILE INLAND AL-MOBILE CENTRAL AL-MOBILE COASTAL AL-
507 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...MOBILE COUNTY UNTIL 615 PM CDT...

AT 507 PM CDT...THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM MOUNT VERNON TO NEAR GRAND BAY...AND MOVING SOUTH AT
15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DOWNTOWN MOBILE...MIDTOWN MOBILE...PRICHARD...TILLMANS CORNER...
SARALAND...THEODORE...CHICKASAW...SATSUMA...GRAND BAY...CREOLA...
CHUNCHULA...GULFCREST...AXIS...MOUNT VERNON...SEMMES...
TANNER WILLIAMS...MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT...I65 AND AL 158...
I65 AND I165 AND I10 AND I65.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3087 8842 3114 8809 3114 8802 3117 8799
      3107 8796 3110 8789 3103 8796 3101 8789
      3101 8790 3099 8789 3092 8791 3093 8795
      3088 8798 3082 8794 3081 8799 3076 8798
      3076 8799 3074 8800 3046 8805 3041 8840
TIME...MOT...LOC 2207Z 004DEG 15KT 3109 8803 3052 8835

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
337 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

MIZ001>003-270400-
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...
HANCOCK
337 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...GUSTY WEST WINDS INTO TONIGHT...

GUSTY WEST WINDS TO 40 TO 45 MPH AROUND DEEP LOW PRESSURE IN ONTARIO
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING. EXPECT THE STRONGEST GUSTS ALONG
THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORE FROM ONTONAGON TO EAGLE HARBOR AND OVER THE
WEST FACING HIGHER TERRAIN. THESE GUSTY WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE
TONIGHT.

THE GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SOME TREE DAMAGE AND SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES.

$$

KC

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
133 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

TXZ242>247-270000-
KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...
PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS...
ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
133 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A WATERSPOUT WAS SPOTTED OVER ARANSAS BAY EAST OF ROCKPORT...

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED A WATERSPOUT EAST OF ROCKPORT
OVER ARANSAS BAY AT 125 PM. IT DISSIPATED SHORTLY AFTER. THE
STORM PRODUCING THE WATERSPOUT WAS MOVING TO THE SOUTHWEST AT
15 MPH.

IF YOU LIVE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM...YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED TO
SEEK SHELTER IN THE EVENT THE FUNNEL CLOUD REACHES THE GROUND.

THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADDITIONAL
WATERSPOUTS OR FUNNEL CLOUDS TODAY. MOST OF THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS
WILL BE SHORT LIVED. HOWEVER...YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED TO SEEK
SHELTER IN THE EVENT A FUNNEL DOES REACH THE GROUND.

$$

TMT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
416 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

IAZ063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ009-015>018-024>026-034-035-
MOZ009-010-270030-
IOWA-JOHNSON-CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-
LOUISA-JEFFERSON-HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-WHITESIDE-
ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-WARREN-
HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARENGO...IOWA CITY...TIPTON...
CLINTON...MUSCATINE...DAVENPORT...BETTENDORF...SIGOURNEY...
WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...
KEOSAUQUA...FORT MADISON...STERLING...MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...
GENESEO...PRINCETON...HENNEPIN...ALEDO...OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...
CARTHAGE...MACOMB...MEMPHIS...KAHOKA
416 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR AGRICULTURE FIELD FIRES THIS
AFTERNOON...

DRIER AIR...ALONG WITH WINDS FROM 20 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 35 MPH
AND NEARLY CURED AGRICULTURAL FIELDS WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE AREA. IF AN
AGRICULTURAL FIELD WERE TO CATCH FIRE...WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
SUCH THAT THE FIRES COULD SPREAD QUICKLY.

$$

GIBBS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
236 PM AKDT SUN SEP 25 2016

AKZ207-209>214-270000-
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-BALDWIN PENINSULA AND SELAWIK VALLEY-
NORTHERN AND INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA-
SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST-
EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING...POINT HOPE...SHISHMAREF...KIVALINA...ESPENBERG...
KOTZEBUE...SELAWIK...NOORVIK...BUCKLAND...DEERING...CANDLE...
COUNCIL...HAYCOCK...PILGRIM SPRINGS...SERPENTINE HOT SPRINGS...
TAYLOR...NOME...WHITE MOUNTAIN...GOLOVIN...UNALAKLEET...
STEBBINS...ST MICHAEL...ELIM...KOYUK...SHAKTOOLIK...GAMBELL...
SAVOONGA...BREVIG MISSION...TELLER...WALES...DIOMEDE...
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE...EMMONAK...ALAKANUK...KOTLIK...PILOT STATION...
ST MARYS...SCAMMON BAY...MARSHALL...NUNAM IQUA...PITKAS POINT
236 PM AKDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...BERING SEA STORM TO IMPACT WEST COAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSING THROUGH THE BERING STRAIT TUESDAY
NIGHT AND OVER THE WEST COAST WEDNESDAY WILL PRODUCE A PERIOD OF
STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE
WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST AND CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE DAY
WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. SOUTHWEST AND
THEN WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUST TO AROUND 50 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY ALONG THE COAST. WATER LEVELS
ALONG THE COAST WILL RISE AS THE WINDS PUSH STORM SURGE AND
BREAKING WAVES ON SHORE. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD EXPECT THE
POSSIBILITY OF HIGH SURF, COASTAL EROSION AND MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING BEGINNING LATE TUESDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE
THURSDAY MORNING.

SOUTH OF THE BERING STRAIT...STORM SURGE VALUES WILL BEGIN TO
RISE WEST OF GOLOVIN THROUGH THE BERING STRAIT TUESDAY EVENING TO
THE 1 TO 3 FEET RANGE AS WELL AS ALONG THE YK DELTA COAST THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING. AS A STRONG FRONT FRONT PASSES OVER THE COAST
WEDNESDAY MORNING WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SWITCH TO A WESTERLY
DIRECTION AND WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE RAPIDLY ESPECIALLY
OVER EASTERN NORTON SOUND WHERE STORM SURGE VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO
REACH 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
FROM NEAR STEBBINS NORTH ALONG THE COAST THROUGH UNALAKLEET AND
GOLOVIN. HIGHEST STORM SURGE VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 5 TO 6
FEET IN NORTON BAY WEDNESDAY EVENING. HIGHEST STORM SURGE VALUES
ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE 4 TO 5 FOOT RANGE NEAR NOME LATE
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

NORTH OF THE BERING STRAIT...STORM SURGE VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO
INCREASE RAPIDLY AS WINDS SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING TO WESTERLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. STORM SURGE VALUES IN THE
2 TO 4 FOOT RANGE ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE NORTH COAST OF THE
SEWARD PENINSULA WEST OF CAPE ESPENBERG ESPECIALLY NEAR SHISHMAREF
WEDNESDAY MORNING. STORM SURGE VALUES IN THE 2 TO 4 FOOT RANGE ARE
ALSO EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST NORTH OF CAPE KRUSENSTERN WITH A 2
TO 4 FOOT STORM SURGE EXPECTED AT KIVALINA AND RED DOG DOCK
WEDNESDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON WITH STORM SURGE VALUES EXPECTED TO RISE RAPIDLY TO THE
3 TO 4 FOOT RANGE ABOVE TIDE LEVEL OVER EASTERN KOTZEBUE SOUND
INCLUDING KOTZEBUE AND DEERING.

MODEL GUIDANCE ON THIS POTENTIAL STORM CONTINUES TO CONVERGE ON
STORM TRACK, STRENGTH AND TIMING, HOWEVER SUBTLE CHANGES IN STORM
TRACK AND STRENGTH WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ON THE TIMING AND
LOCATION OF HIGH SURF AND POTENTIAL COASTAL FLOODING CONDITIONS.
COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION FOR
UPDATED FORECASTS AND POTENTIAL WARNINGS.

$$

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