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POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE HERMINE LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 28
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC AL092016
517 AM EDT SUN SEP 4 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA

**HERMINE EXPECTED TO SLOW DOWN AND TURN NORTHWARD LATER TODAY**

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - NONE

* STORM INFORMATION: - ABOUT 280 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF BUXTON NC OR ABOUT 360 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF MOREHEAD CITY NC - 36.8N 70.8W - STORM INTENSITY 65 MPH - MOVEMENT EAST-NORTHEAST OR 65 DEGREES AT 12 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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POST-TROPICAL STORM HERMINE...LOCATED WELL NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS, IS CONTINUING TO MOVE NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE COAST. HERMINE WILL STALL OR MOVE VERY SLOWLY OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THE MIDDLE PART OF NEXT WEEK.

MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE STORM SURGE INUNDATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OCEAN SIDE OF THE OUTER BANKS NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS DURING HIGH TIDE. THE NEXT HIGH TIDE WILL BE AROUND 10 AM TODAY. LARGE BATTERING WAVES AND BEACH EROSION WITH SOME OVERWASH WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND: LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* SURGE: LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL SURGE IMPACTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION: CHECK-IN WITH YOUR EMERGENCY POINTS OF CONTACT. LET THEM KNOW OF YOUR STATUS AND WELL-BEING. KEEP CONVERSATIONS SHORT AND TO THE POINT. DO NOT TIE UP COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS.

BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR AND CHECK ON THOSE LIVING NEXT TO YOU. BE NEIGHBORLY AND LEND A HELPING HAND.

WHEN CLEARING OUT FALLEN TREES, BE CAREFUL WITH CHAIN SAWS AND AXES. ALWAYS WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR AND KEEP OTHERS AT A SAFE DISTANCE. USE THESE TOOLS ACCORDING TO OPERATING MANUALS AND SAFETY INSTRUCTION. LEANING TREES AND THOSE WHICH HAVE FALLEN ON ROOF TOPS CAN BE ESPECIALLY CHALLENGING. IF YOU ARE NOT IN GOOD HEALTH OR UNSURE ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE DOING, HAVE SOMEONE ELSE WITH TREE CUTTING EXPERIENCE DO THE JOB. NEVER CUT TREES WITHOUT A PARTNER.

IF USING A GENERATOR, AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING BY FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS BY THE MANUFACTURER. MAKE SURE THAT THE GENERATOR IS RUN IN A WELL VENTILATED SPACE.

PROBLEMS WITH SEWER BACKUPS CAN FURTHER CONTAMINATE STANDING FLOOD WATERS. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. ALSO, LISTEN FOR BOIL WATER ALERTS RELATIVE TO COMMUNITIES WHOSE TAP WATER MAY HAVE BECOME NON-POTABLE.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: - FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV - FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG - FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG

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

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