Carteret County, North Carolina
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Coastal Flood Warning
NCZ095-070900-
/O.UPG.KMHX.CF.A.0002.160207T1400Z-160208T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.CF.W.0002.160207T1500Z-160208T1800Z/
CARTERET-
255 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO
1 PM EST MONDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE PAMLICO
SOUND INCLUDING LOCATIONS FROM CLUB FOOT CREEK EAST TO CEDAR
ISLAND. IN ADDITION SOUNDSIDE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN
AREAS THAT ARE LOCATED ADJACENT TO CORE SOUND AND THE BOGUE
SOUND DRAINAGE AREAS INCLUDING CORE BANKS...ATLANTIC
BEACH...BEAUFORT AND MOREHEAD CITY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVEL RISES OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
POSSIBLE FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND. WATER LEVELS
RISES OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL IN THE CORE AND BOGUE SOUNDS.

* TIMING...THE FLOOD THREAT FOR THE ENTIRE AREA WILL BE GREATEST
FROM LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. FOR
AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND THE FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
PEAK SUNDAY NIGHT. FOR LOCATIONS IN THE BOGUE SOUND DRAINAGE
AREA THE SOUNDSIDE FLOODING IS FORECAST TO PEAK WITH HIGH TIDE LATE
MONDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE SOUND SIDE FLOODING COULD RESULT IN WATER
ACROSS HIGHWAY 12 MAKING IT IMPASSABLE IN THE VICINITY OF CEDAR
ISLAND. SECONDARY ROADS AND PROPERTIES ADJACENT TO THE SOUTHERN
PAMLICO SOUND AND ITS TIDAL CREEKS COULD BE AFFECTED BY HIGH
WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

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High Wind Warning
NCZ095-103-104-070900-
/O.UPG.KMHX.HW.A.0001.160207T1500Z-160208T0900Z/
/O.NEW.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
1252 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A HIGH WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 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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