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Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:55 PM EST on February 06, 2016

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 08, 2016


... Coastal Flood Warning in effect from 10 am Sunday to 4 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
4 PM EST Monday. The coastal Flood Watch is no longer in effect.

* Location... areas adjacent to the Pamlico Sound from the vicinity
of Collington Harbor south through Ocracoke. Ocean side
locations from Cape Hatteras north.

* Coastal flooding... water level rises of 3 to 5 feet above normal
are possible for sound side locations. For the beaches water
level rises will be 3 to 5 feet above normal in a combination of
storm surge and wave runup... especially from Cape Hatteras
north. There will also be large battering waves resulting in
significant erosion and some overwash and inundation.

* Timing... late Sunday morning through late Monday. Impacts ocean
side will peak with the high tide cycle Monday morning into
early afternoon.

* Impacts... significant erosion... ocean overwash... and inundation
will be possible along the entire Outer Banks from Cape Hatteras
northward. Vulnerable structures in the surf zone could sustain
damage from the large breaking waves. Highway 12 will likely
become inundated and potentially impassable in typically prone
locations from both ocean and sound side flooding. Moderate
sound side flooding could also impact roads and properties
adjacent to the Pamlico Sound and its tidal creeks. Portions of
Buxton... Frisco... Hatteras Village... and Ocracoke Village could
see 1 to 3 feet of inundation above ground in spots.

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.





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 12:52 PM EST on February 06, 2016

Expires 4:00 AM EST on February 08, 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 The high wind watch is no longer in effect.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.






Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - High Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning
Hawaii - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Blizzard Watch
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Record Report
New York - Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Special Statement
North Dakota - High Wind Warning , Blizzard Warning , Blizzard Watch
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Blizzard Watch , Air Quality Alert
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement
Washington - Record Report
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Special Statement

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