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Hurricane Statement
NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-281130-

TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 2
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC AL022016
1122 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

**TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER TWO APPROACHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA
COASTLINE**


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 380 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF WILMINGTON NC OR ABOUT 370
MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF MYRTLE BEACH SC
- 29.0N 75.9W
- STORM INTENSITY 35 MPH
- MOVEMENT WEST-NORTHWEST OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH

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

TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER 2 LOCATED 370 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MYRTLE
BEACH IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM AS IT
APPROACHES THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST LATE SATURDAY. THE TROPICAL
SYSTEM COULD POTENTIALLY MOVE ONSHORE ACROSS CENTRAL OR THE SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA EARLY SUNDAY, THEN MEANDER TOWARDS THE
NORTHEAST. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND MODERATE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE
FROM THIS SYSTEM.

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.

* 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.
- HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.
- SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

* SURGE:
PROTECT AGAINST LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SURGE HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED
IMPACTS ACROSS NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA. POTENTIAL IMPACTS IN
THIS AREA INCLUDE:
- MINOR OVERWASH IS POSSIBLE, MAINLY ALONG IMMEDIATE SHORELINES
AND OTHER VULNERABLE LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG THE COAST. LOW SPOTS
ALONG WATERWAYS AND TIDAL CREEKS MAY ALSO BE IMPACTED.
- SOME PORTIONS OF NEAR-SHORE ROADS AND PARKING LOTS MAY BECOME
COVERED BY SURGE WATER. DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS
IN PLACES WHERE THE SURGE COVERS THE ROAD.
- MINOR TO MODERATE BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE, MAINLY IN THE
VULNERABLE LOCATIONS ALONG THE OCEAN FRONT.
- MINOR DAMAGE TO MARINAS, DOCKS, BOARDWALKS, AND PIERS IS
POSSIBLE. A FEW SMALL CRAFT MAY BREAK AWAY FROM MOORINGS IF NOT
PROPERLY SECURED.
- NAVIGATION MAY BE DIFFICULT NEAR INLETS AND WATERWAYS, AS
NAVIGATIONAL AIDS MAY BE OFF STATION OR MISSING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
----------------------------------

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
NOW IS THE TIME TO BRING TO COMPLETION ALL PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR EMERGENCY PLAN.

OUTSIDE PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE WRAPPED UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BEFORE
WEATHER CONDITIONS COMPLETELY DETERIORATE. ANY REMAINING EVACUATIONS
AND RELOCATIONS SHOULD BE EXPEDITED BEFORE THE ONSET OF TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WIND.

CHECK-IN WITH YOUR EMERGENCY POINTS OF CONTACT AMONG FAMILY, FRIENDS,
AND WORKMATES. INFORM THEM OF YOUR STATUS AND WELL-BEING. LET THEM
KNOW HOW YOU INTEND TO RIDE OUT THE STORM AND WHEN YOU PLAN TO
CHECK-IN AGAIN.

KEEP CELL PHONES WELL CHARGED AND HANDY. ALSO, CELL PHONE CHARGERS
FOR AUTOMOBILES CAN BE HELPFUL AFTER THE STORM. LOCATE YOUR CHARGERS
AND KEEP THEM WITH YOUR CELL PHONE.

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.
BE SURE YOU KNOW THE NAME OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH IT RESIDES. 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 3 AM EDT, OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

$$

Tropical Storm Warning
SCZ045-047-048-049-050-051-052-053-054-055-056-280900-
/O.CON.KNHC.TR.W.1002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
1100 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

$$

Tropical Storm Warning
SCZ053-281130-
/O.CON.KILM.TR.W.1002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
INLAND HORRY-
1118 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
- CONWAY
- LORIS

* WIND
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND
- PEAK WIND FORECAST: 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- 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 SATURDAY MORNING

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- THE STORM SURGE THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- 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: 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM
THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- 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 UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE
- THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS NEED NOT INCLUDE A THREAT FOR
TORNADOES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG GUSTY
WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
- LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO GUARD AGAINST TROPICAL
TORNADOES.
- ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT TROPICAL TORNADO EVENT.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
- LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

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

$$

Tropical Storm Warning
SCZ054-281130-
/O.CON.KILM.TR.W.1002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL HORRY-
1118 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 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: 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- 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 SATURDAY MORNING

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- THE STORM SURGE THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- 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: 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED
- THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM
THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- 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 UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE
- THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE
PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT.
- EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS NEED NOT INCLUDE A THREAT FOR
TORNADOES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG GUSTY
WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR.
- LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO GUARD AGAINST TROPICAL
TORNADOES.
- ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT TROPICAL TORNADO EVENT.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE
- LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

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

$$

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