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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
HURRICANE ARTHUR LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...ARTHUR CONTINUES TO MOVE WELL NORTHEAST OF THE NORTH CAROLINA OUTER BANKS...


.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 EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.


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 TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT ANYWHERE ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.


.STORM INFORMATION... AT 10 AM EDT...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ARTHUR WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 37.7N...LONGITUDE 73.4W. THIS WAS ABOUT 210 MILES NORTHEAST OF BUXTON NC...OR ABOUT 280 MILES NORTHEAST OF MOREHEAD CITY NC. STORM MOTION WAS NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 24 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 90 MPH.


.SITUATION OVERVIEW... WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND THE NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS FROM DUCK SOUTH INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS.


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

CASUALTIES CAN OCCUR AFTER A STORM HAS PASSED. BE SMART AND USE CAUTION. CONTINUE TO HEED THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS AS THEY CONDUCT RESCUE AND RECOVERY EFFORTS. WAIT FOR THE ALL-CLEAR SIGNAL BEFORE RE-ENTERING EVACUATION ZONES OR ANY AREA THAT RECEIVED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OR FLOODING.

PAY ATTENTION FOR POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES AND STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED POWER LINES. LISTEN FOR ANY BOIL WATER ALERTS.

MARINERS SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST BEFORE MAKING ANY DEFINITE PLANS.

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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 NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

NCZ103-104-041600- /O.CAN.KMHX.HU.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE- 1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...HURRICANE WARNING IS CANCELLED...


...WINDS... TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED BUT STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY STILL OCCUR.


...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE... SOME MINOR WATER LEVEL RISES WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISH TO NEAR NORMAL LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON.

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NCZ046-047-041600- /O.CAN.KMHX.HU.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE- 1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...HURRICANE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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NCZ045-041600- /O.CAN.KMHX.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ WASHINGTON- 1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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AMZ130-131-150-152-154-041600- /O.CAN.KMHX.HU.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER- S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM- S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM- S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...HURRICANE WARNING IS CANCELLED...


...WINDS AND SEAS... TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED BUT STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY STILL OCCUR. SEAS ARE LIKELY TO REMAIN ELEVATED ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS ESPECIALLY NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS...WHICH SHOULD OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON FOR MOST COASTAL WATERS THOUGH ELEVATED SEAS MAY OCCUR THROUGH TONIGHT FROM DIAMOND SHOALS NORTH.

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AMZ135-041600- /O.CAN.KMHX.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ PAMLICO SOUND- 1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...


...WINDS AND SEAS... TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED BUT STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY STILL OCCUR. WAVES WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THIS AFTERNOON AROUND 2 TO 4 FEET BUT WILL DIMINISH TO 1-2 FT TONIGHT.

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AMZ156-041600- /O.CAN.KMHX.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM- 1054 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014


...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...


...WINDS AND SEAS... TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED BUT STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY STILL OCCUR. WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THIS AFTERNOON BUT WILL DIMINISH BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS BY THIS EVENING.

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