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Hurricane Maria Local Statement Intermediate Advisory Number 47A
National Weather Service Wakefield VA  AL152017
745 PM EDT Wed Sep 27 2017

This product covers northeast North Carolina. 

**MARIA CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE COAST OF NORTH CAROLINA** 


NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - The Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Eastern 
      Currituck and Western Currituck

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 220 miles southeast of Ocean City MD or about 250 miles 
      east of Norfolk VA
    - 36.5N 71.8W
    - Storm Intensity 75 mph
    - Movement North-northeast or 30 degrees at 7 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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* Maria continues to move further away and conditions will continue
to improve. 

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
    - A few gusts to 35 mph are possible across the northern Outer Banks 
      this evening.  

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see 
www.readyvirginia.gov, readync.org or mema.maryland.gov
- For the latest weather and storm information go to 
weather.gov/wakefield

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 Wakefield VA regarding the 
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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