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North Carolina, Carteret

Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:42 PM EST on February 07, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 08, 2016


... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST
Monday...

* location... areas adjacent to the southern portion of the
Pamlico Sound including locations from Club Foot Creek east to
Cedar Island. In addition... significant coastal flooding is
possible for 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
tonight through Monday morning. For areas adjacent to the
Pamlico Sound the flooding is expected to peak this evening.
For locations in the Bogue Sound drainage area the Soundside
flooding is forecast to peak with high tide late Monday
morning.

* Impacts... significant 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.





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:13 PM EST on February 07, 2016

Expires 4:00 AM EST on February 08, 2016


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 4 am EST Monday...

* winds... north 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Timing... through tonight.

* 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.





Local Storm Report



02/07/2016 0540 PM

Cedar Island, Carteret County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m70 mph, reported by NWS office.


            NWS Cedar Island wind sensor reported gust to 61 knots





02/07/2016 0540 PM

Cedar Island, Carteret County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m70 mph, reported by NWS office.


            NWS Cedar Island wind sensor reported gust to 61 knots





02/07/2016 0415 PM

Merrimon, Carteret County.

Coastal flood, reported by spotter.


            Adams Creek is 4 feet above normal.





02/07/2016 0320 PM

Cedar Island, Carteret County.

Non-thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by NWS office.


            NWS Cedar Island wind sensor reported gust to 62 mph.




02/07/2016 0320 PM

4 miles S of Merrimon, Carteret County.

Coastal flood, reported by spotter.


            Back Creek is 3 feet above normal





02/07/2016 0213 PM

4 miles S of Merrimon, Carteret County.

Coastal flood, reported by spotter.


            Back Creek is 2.7 feet above normal





02/07/2016 0213 PM

4 miles S of Merrimon, Carteret County.

Coastal flood, reported by spotter.


            Back Creek is 2.7 feet above normal





02/07/2016 0915 am

4 miles S of Merrimon, Carteret County.

Coastal flood, reported by spotter.


            Back Creek is 1.8 feet above normal





02/07/2016 0915 am

4 miles S of Merrimon, Carteret County.

Coastal flood, reported by spotter.


            Back Creek is 1.8 feet above normal



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:06 PM EST on February 07, 2016


... Preliminary peak wind reports past 6 hours...

Location speed time/date provider


... Carteret County...
Fort Macon (wxflow) 52 mph 0123 PM 02/07 wxflow
Piney Island (nbt asos) 47 mph 0114 PM 02/07 ASOS
Beaufort (mrh asos) 46 mph 0115 PM 02/07 ASOS

... Craven County...
Cherry Point (nkt asos) 39 mph 0138 PM 02/07 ASOS
New Bern (ewn asos) 36 mph 1241 PM 02/07 ASOS

... Dare County...
Stumpy Point (wxflow) 49 mph 1230 PM 02/07 wxflow
Hatteras high (wxflow) 44 mph 1035 am 02/07 wxflow
Oregon Inlet (wxflow) 43 mph 1203 PM 02/07 wxflow
Buxton (wxflow) 40 mph 1150 am 02/07 wxflow
Dare co gnry ran (2dp awos) 39 mph 1256 PM 02/07 AWOS
khk resort (wxflow) 39 mph 1240 PM 02/07 wxflow
Frisco (hse asos) 36 mph 1218 PM 02/07 ASOS
Manteo (mqi awos) 36 mph 0115 PM 02/07 AWOS
Nags Head (wxflow) 29 mph 1216 PM 02/07 wxflow
Kill Devil Hills (ffa awos) 28 mph 1235 PM 02/07 AWOS


... Marine reporting stations...

Onslow Bay outer buoy 60 mph 0108 PM 02/07 maritime
Pamlico Sound (wxflow) 52 mph 1218 PM 02/07 wxflow
Diamond Shoals buoy 49 mph 1050 am 02/07 maritime
Ocracoke (wxflow) 49 mph 1225 PM 02/07 wxflow
Duck frf research pier 47 mph 0100 PM 02/07 nwlon
Alligator river br (wxflow) 46 mph 1256 PM 02/07 wxflow
jennettes pier (wxflow) 46 mph 1150 am 02/07 wxflow
Beaufort 43 mph 0112 PM 02/07 nwlon
Frisco Woods (wxflow) 42 mph 1245 PM 02/07 wxflow
Avon sound (wxflow) 39 mph 1206 PM 02/07 wxflow
real slick (wxflow) 37 mph 1153 am 02/07 wxflow
Oregon Inlet 36 mph 1242 PM 02/07 nwlon


... Onslow County...
Jacksonville (nca asos) 41 mph 0128 PM 02/07 ASOS
Richlands (oaj awos) 28 mph 1155 am 02/07 AWOS



Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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California - Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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