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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
HURRICANE ARTHUR LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
123 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...EYE OF ARTHUR MOVING OVER SOUTHERN PAMLICO SOUND...


.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 SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA... NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.


.WATCHES/WARNINGS... TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT ANYWHERE ACROSS SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

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


.STORM INFORMATION... AT 1 AM EDT...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ARTHUR WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 35.1N...LONGITUDE 76.2W. THIS WAS ABOUT 110 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF WILMINGTON NC. STORM MOTION WAS NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 18 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 100 MPH.


.SITUATION OVERVIEW... HURRICANE ARTHUR CONTINUES TO ACCELERATE OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. OCCASIONAL WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

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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 WILMINGTON REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

NCZ105>108-040630- /O.CAN.KILM.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER- COASTAL NEW HANOVER- 123 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...


...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE. STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED POWER LINES AND DO NOT LEAVE CANDLES UNATTENDED. DO NOT USE GENERATORS IN AN ENCLOSED AREA. CARBON MONOXIDE CAN BUILD UP CAUSING SERIOUS ILLNESS AND EVEN DEATH. MANY FATALITIES OFTEN OCCUR AFTER A STORM HAS PASSED.

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AMZ250-252-040630- /O.CAN.KILM.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM- CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM- 123 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...


...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. BOAT OWNERS AND CAPTAINS OF SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT WITH CRAFT SECURED UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

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