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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
HURRICANE ARTHUR LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
201 PM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED...


.NEW INFORMATION... WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.


.AREAS AFFECTED... THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS IN SELECT LOCATIONS AND COASTAL WATERS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA... NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...AND THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE... INCLUDING THE VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND...ADJACENT ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS...AND TIDAL PORTIONS OF THE JAMES...YORK...AND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVERS.


.WATCHES/WARNINGS... TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT ANYWHERE ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...AND THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE...INCLUDING THE VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND...ADJACENT ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS...AND TIDAL PORTIONS OF THE JAMES... YORK...AND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVERS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST PUBLIC AND MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.


.STORM INFORMATION... AT 1 PM EDT...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ARTHUR WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 38.5N...LONGITUDE 72.4W. THIS WAS ABOUT 150 MILES EAST OF OCEAN CITY MD. STORM MOTION WAS NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 25 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 90 MPH.


.SITUATION OVERVIEW... HURRICANE ARTHUR HAS MOVED WELL AWAY FROM THE VIRGINIA COAST AND WINDS CONTINUE TO DECREASE ACROSS THE REGION.

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.NEXT UPDATE... AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

VAZ095-097-098-041915- /O.CAN.KAKQ.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH- 201 PM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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ANZ634-041915- /O.CAN.KAKQ.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL- 201 PM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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ANZ650-652-654-656-041915- /O.CAN.KAKQ.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO 20 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM- 201 PM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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