Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
531 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018

NCZ047-103-252230-
Western Dare-Outer Banks Dare-
531 PM EDT WED APR 25 2018

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT MAINLAND DARE AND NORTHERN OUTER
BANKS DARE COUNTIES...

At 530 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Buffalo City,
or 9 miles northwest of Stumpy Point, moving east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Stumpy Point, Manns Harbor, Nags Head, Manteo, East Lake, Whalebone,
Buffalo City, Jockeys Ridge State Park, Roanoke Island Festival Park,
Nags Head Fishing Pier, Wanchese, Bodie Island Lighthouse and Outer
Banks Fishing Pier.

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 3567 7600 3589 7598 3601 7563 3571 7548
TIME...MOT...LOC 2130Z 259DEG 20KT 3579 7588

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