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Tropical Cyclone Ten Local Statement Advisory Number 7
National Weather Service Wilmington NC  AL102017
805 AM EDT Tue Aug 29 2017

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**TROPICAL STORM WATCH CANCELLED** 

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 15 miles southeast of Wilmington NC
    - 34.1N 77.7W
    - Storm Intensity 40 mph
    - Movement Northeast or 45 degrees at 15 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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The center of Potential Tropical Cyclone 10 is now just east of Wilmington,
North Carolina and is beginning to accelerate to the northeast. This system is no
longer expected to strengthen into a tropical storm before leaving the area,
thus the tropical storm watch has been cancelled. Rain showers
will continue through late morning with up to an additional one-half inch 
of rain possible, mainly across New Hanover and Pender counties before 
ending this afternoon. Winds may become gusty out of the north-northwest
later today but no significant impacts are expected.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time 
across southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time 
across southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:
None.

* 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.

* 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 Wilmington NC regarding the 
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

$$

JDW