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Hurricane Statement
NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-290815-

TROPICAL STORM BONNIE LOCAL STATEMENT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 5A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC AL022016
802 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

**BONNIE SLOWS WHILE RAIN CONTINUES ACROSS COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA**

NEW INFORMATION
---------------

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- NONE

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR INLAND
HORRY...COASTAL HORRY...INLAND GEORGETOWN AND COASTAL GEORGETOWN

* STORM INFORMATION:
- ABOUT 200 MILES SOUTH OF MYRTLE BEACH SC
- 30.9N 79.4W
- STORM INTENSITY 40 MPH
- MOVEMENT STATIONARY

SITUATION OVERVIEW
------------------

TROPICAL STORM BONNIE WILL MOVE ONTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
BETWEEN CHARLESTON AND BEAUFORT SUNDAY MORNING. THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED
TO TURN TO THE NORTHEAST LATER SUNDAY AND SLOWLY MOVE NEAR THE UPPER
SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH CAROLINA COASTLINE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

RAINFALL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS SHOULD AVERAGE 2 TO 4 INCHES. A FEW
LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE AS MUCH AS 5 INCHES.

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED
TO SPREAD ACROSS PORTIONS OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY LATE TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY. ELSEWHERE WINDS WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 20 MPH, WITH GUSTS TO
30 MPH ALONG THE COAST. NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS FROM WIND ARE EXPECTED
OUTSIDE OF THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING AREA.

ROUGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CAN BE EXPECTED
BEGINNING SUNDAY ALONG THE ENTIRE COAST OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* FLOODING RAIN:
PROTECT AGAINST LOCALLY HAZARDOUS RAINFALL FLOODING HAVING POSSIBLE
LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH
CAROLINA. POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE:
- LOCALIZED FLOODING FROM RAINFALL MAY OCCUR, ESPECIALLY IN
LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME RIVERS AND CREEKS MAY
RISE AS A RESULT OF THE RAIN. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS, AND
DITCHES MAY OVERFLOW IN SOME LOCATIONS.
- SEVERAL STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS MAY BECOME FULL AND
BEGIN TO OVERFLOW. SOME BRIEF ROAD CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE.

* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH THE
HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

* WIND:
PROTECT AGAINST HAZARDOUS WIND HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS
SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA. POTENTIAL
IMPACTS INCLUDE:
- UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS MAY BE BLOWN ABOUT.
- SOME LARGE LIMBS MAY BREAK FROM TREES. A FEW SHALLOW ROOTED OR
WEAK TREES MAY SNAP OR BE KNOCKED DOWN. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY
SIGNS DAMAGED.

* TORNADOES:
PROTECT AGAINST A TORNADO EVENT HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED IMPACTS
ACROSS NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA. POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE:
- TORNADOES CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO TREES, VEHICLES, BOATS, AND
BUILDINGS. UNSECURED MOBILE HOMES AND POORLY CONSTRUCTED
STRUCTURES ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE.

ELSEWHERE ACROSS SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH
CAROLINA, LITTLE TO NO IMPACT IS ANTICIPATED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
----------------------------------
* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
IF YOU ARE A VISITOR AND STILL IN THE AREA, LISTEN FOR THE NAME OF
THE CITY OR TOWN IN WHICH YOU ARE STAYING WITHIN LOCAL NEWS UPDATES.
PAY ATTENTION FOR INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR
OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. BE READY TO ADAPT TO POSSIBLE CHANGES TO
THE FORECAST.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG

NEXT UPDATE
-----------

THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC AROUND BY MIDNIGHT EDT, OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

Rip Current Statement
NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-291100-
/O.NEW.KILM.RP.S.0001.160529T0000Z-160530T0100Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
418 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* LOCATION...FOR ALL BEACHES OF SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

* RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 FEET.

* TIMING AND TIDES...LOW TIDE AROUND 8 AM SUNDAY.

* OTHER HAZARDS...MODERATE LONGSHORE CURRENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS
ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...JETTIES
AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL FLAGS AND
SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN CALM...
DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR HELP. IF
YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE AND
BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY
AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$

Tropical Storm Warning
SCZ054-290445-
/O.CON.KILM.TR.W.1002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL HORRY-
445 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
- SURFSIDE BEACH
- MYRTLE BEACH
- NORTH MYRTLE BEACH

* WIND
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
- PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- REMAIN BRACED AGAINST THE REASONABLE THREAT FOR TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WIND OF 39 TO 57 MPH.
- TO BE SAFE, EFFORTS SHOULD FULLY FOCUS ON AVOIDING INJURY.
PROPERTIES REMAIN SUBJECT TO LIMITED WIND IMPACTS.
- NOW IS THE TIME TO HIDE FROM THE WIND. FAILURE TO
ADEQUATELY SHELTER MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY. REMAIN
SHELTERED UNTIL THE HAZARDOUS WIND SUBSIDES.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: STILL UNFOLDING
- POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM THE MAIN WIND EVENT ARE STILL
UNFOLDING.
- THE EXTENT OF REALIZED IMPACTS WILL DEPEND ON THE ACTUAL
STRENGTH, DURATION, AND EXPOSURE OF THE WIND AS EXPERIENCED
AT PARTICULAR LOCATIONS.

* STORM SURGE
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: LOCALIZED STORM SURGE POSSIBLE
- PEAK STORM SURGE INUNDATION: THE POTENTIAL FOR UP TO 1 FEET
ABOVE GROUND SOMEWHERE WITHIN SURGE PRONE AREAS
- WINDOW OF CONCERN: THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD POSTURE FOR A REASONABLE
THREAT FOR PEAK STORM SURGE FLOODING OF GREATER THAN 1 FOOT
ABOVE GROUND.
- TO BE SAFE, STAY AWAY FROM STORM SURGE FLOODING CAPABLE OF
LIMITED IMPACTS.
- LOCALIZED INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE. CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THE
INSTRUCTIONS OF LOCAL OFFICIALS.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: STILL UNFOLDING
- POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM THE MAIN SURGE EVENT ARE STILL
UNFOLDING.
- THE EXTENT OF REALIZED IMPACTS WILL DEPEND ON THE ACTUAL
HEIGHT OF STORM SURGE MOVING ONSHORE AND THE RESULTING
DEPTH OF COASTAL FLOODING AS EXPERIENCED AT PARTICULAR
LOCATIONS.

* FLOODING RAIN
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE A THREAT OF
FLOODING.
- BE SAFE AND REMAIN READY TO PROTECT AGAINST FLOODING RAIN
IMPACTS.
- IF FLOOD RELATED WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT, HEED
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
- LOCALIZED FLOODING FROM RAINFALL MAY OCCUR, ESPECIALLY IN
LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME RIVERS AND CREEKS
MAY RISE AS A RESULT OF THE RAIN. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS,
AND DITCHES MAY OVERFLOW IN SOME LOCATIONS.
- SEVERAL STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS MAY BECOME FULL
AND BEGIN TO OVERFLOW. SOME BRIEF ROAD CLOSURES ARE
POSSIBLE.

* TORNADO
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- SITUATION IS SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE A REASONABLE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES.
- BE SAFE AND REMAIN READY TO PROTECT AGAINST TORNADO
IMPACTS. STAY INFORMED.
- LISTEN FOR TORNADO WATCHES AND WARNINGS. IF A TORNADO
APPROACHES, QUICKLY MOVE TO THE SAFEST PLACE WITHIN YOUR
SHELTER.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
- THE OCCURRENCE OF ISOLATED TORNADOES CAN HINDER THE
EXECUTION OF EMERGENCY PLANS DURING TROPICAL EVENTS.
- A FEW PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE TORNADO DAMAGE, ALONG WITH
POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS DISRUPTIONS.
- TORNADOES CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO TREES, VEHICLES, BOATS, AND
BUILDINGS. UNSECURED MOBILE HOMES AND POORLY CONSTRUCTED
STRUCTURES ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ILM/TROPICS
- HTTP://READY.GOV/HURRICANES

$$

Tropical Storm Warning
SCZ053-290445-
/O.CON.KILM.TR.W.1002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
INLAND HORRY-
445 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
- CONWAY
- LORIS

* WIND
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
- PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- REMAIN BRACED AGAINST THE REASONABLE THREAT FOR TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WIND OF 39 TO 57 MPH.
- TO BE SAFE, EFFORTS SHOULD FULLY FOCUS ON AVOIDING INJURY.
PROPERTIES REMAIN SUBJECT TO LIMITED WIND IMPACTS.
- NOW IS THE TIME TO HIDE FROM THE WIND. FAILURE TO
ADEQUATELY SHELTER MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY. REMAIN
SHELTERED UNTIL THE HAZARDOUS WIND SUBSIDES.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: STILL UNFOLDING
- POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM THE MAIN WIND EVENT ARE STILL
UNFOLDING.
- THE EXTENT OF REALIZED IMPACTS WILL DEPEND ON THE ACTUAL
STRENGTH, DURATION, AND EXPOSURE OF THE WIND AS EXPERIENCED
AT PARTICULAR LOCATIONS.

* STORM SURGE
- NO STORM SURGE INUNDATION FORECAST

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE
- SURF CONDITIONS MAY STILL BE ROUGH WITH SOME BEACH EROSION.
STRONGER THAN NORMAL RIP CURRENTS MAY ALSO BE PRESENT.
- EXERCISE DUE SAFETY.
- REVIEW YOUR SEASONAL PLAN AND ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT
STORM SURGE EVENT.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
- IF REALIZED, LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM STORM
SURGE FLOODING.

* FLOODING RAIN
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE A THREAT OF
FLOODING.
- BE SAFE AND REMAIN READY TO PROTECT AGAINST FLOODING RAIN
IMPACTS.
- IF FLOOD RELATED WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT, HEED
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
- LOCALIZED FLOODING FROM RAINFALL MAY OCCUR, ESPECIALLY IN
LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME RIVERS AND CREEKS
MAY RISE AS A RESULT OF THE RAIN. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS,
AND DITCHES MAY OVERFLOW IN SOME LOCATIONS.
- SEVERAL STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS MAY BECOME FULL
AND BEGIN TO OVERFLOW. SOME BRIEF ROAD CLOSURES ARE
POSSIBLE.

* TORNADO
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- SITUATION IS SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE A REASONABLE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES.
- BE SAFE AND REMAIN READY TO PROTECT AGAINST TORNADO
IMPACTS. STAY INFORMED.
- LISTEN FOR TORNADO WATCHES AND WARNINGS. IF A TORNADO
APPROACHES, QUICKLY MOVE TO THE SAFEST PLACE WITHIN YOUR
SHELTER.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED
- THE OCCURRENCE OF ISOLATED TORNADOES CAN HINDER THE
EXECUTION OF EMERGENCY PLANS DURING TROPICAL EVENTS.
- A FEW PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE TORNADO DAMAGE, ALONG WITH
POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS DISRUPTIONS.
- TORNADOES CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO TREES, VEHICLES, BOATS, AND
BUILDINGS. UNSECURED MOBILE HOMES AND POORLY CONSTRUCTED
STRUCTURES ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ILM/TROPICS
- HTTP://READY.GOV/HURRICANES

$$

Tropical Storm Warning
SCZ045-047-048-049-050-051-052-053-054-055-056-290300-
/O.CON.KNHC.TR.W.1002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
800 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

SAVANNAH-RIVER-GA 32.03N 80.86W
LITTLE-RIVER-INLET-SC 33.85N 78.56W

$$

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