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North Carolina, Coastal New Hanover

Freeze Watch

Statement as of 2:08 PM EDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on March 29, 2015


... Freeze watch in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a freeze
watch... which is in effect from late Saturday night through
Sunday morning.

* Temperatures... falling into the upper 20s inland to 32 degrees
at the beaches.

* Timing... late Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

* Impacts... cold sensitive vegetation such as potted plants and
certain crops could be damaged or killed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.



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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:43 PM EDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 5:30 PM EDT on March 27, 2015


... Area of strong thunderstorms near Cape Fear...

At 442 PM EDT... an area of strong thunderstorms was over Porters
Neck... or near Figure Eight Island... moving northeast at 40 mph.

Pea size hail is possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Wilmington... Leland... Oak Island... Carolina Beach... Wrightsville
Beach... Kure Beach... Surf City... Caswell Beach... Bald Head Island...
Snows Cut... north Masonboro Island... south Masonboro Island... Ocean
Crest pier... Rich Inlet... Figure Eight Island... Yaupon Beach... johnny
Mercer pier... Hampstead... Boiling Spring Lakes and St. James.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 40 between mile markers 409 and 416.
Interstate 140 US Route 74 between mile markers 431 and 434.
US Route 17 in Brunswick County between mile markers 31 and 44.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3427 7774 3417 7782 3391 7795 3384 7796
      3385 7800 3389 7802 3390 7805 3391 7823
      3433 7802 3462 7764 3448 7758 3446 7755
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time... Mot... loc 2042z 241deg 37kt 3433 7780

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