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TROPICAL STORM ANA LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 11
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  AL012015
1132 AM EDT SUN MAY 10 2015

THIS PRODUCT COVERS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA

**ANA WEAKENS A LITTLE MORE LATE THIS MORNING**

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR CARTERET...ONSLOW HAS BEEN 
      CANCELLED

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 130 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF MOREHEAD CITY NC
    - 34.1N 78.9W
    - STORM INTENSITY 40 MPH
    - MOVING NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 5 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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TROPICAL STORM ANA HAS MOVED ONSHORE ACROSS NORTHEASTERN SOUTH
CAROLINA. ANA WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN TODAY AS IT MOVES INLAND.
GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED...THOUGH WILL REMAIN BELOW TROPICAL STORM
FORCE. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED WITH FLOODING POSSIBLE...ALONG
WITH THE THREAT FOR ISOLATED TORNADOS THROUGH MONDAY. DANGEROUS
RIP CURRENTS AND ROUGH SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE BEACHES FROM
CAPE HATTERAS SOUTH.

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

* SURGE: NO IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS EASTERN
  NORTH CAROLINA.

* FLOODING RAIN:
PREPARE FOR LOCALLY HAZARDOUS RAINFALL FLOODING HAVING POSSIBLE 
LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. POTENTIAL IMPACTS 
INCLUDE:
    - LOCALIZED RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT A FEW EVACUATIONS.
    - RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY RISE WITH SWIFTER CURRENTS. 
      SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS, CANALS, AND DITCHES MAY BECOME SWOLLEN 
      AND OVERFLOW IN SPOTS.
    - FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER A FEW STRUCTURES, ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY 
      VULNERABLE SPOTS. A FEW PLACES WHERE RAPID PONDING OF WATER 
      OCCURS AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND POOR DRAINAGE 
      AREAS. SEVERAL STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS BECOME 
      NEAR-FULL AND BEGIN TO OVERFLOW. SOME BRIEF ROAD AND BRIDGE 
      CLOSURES. 

* TORNADOES:
PREPARE FOR A TORNADO EVENT HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS 
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA. POTENTIAL IMPACTS INCLUDE:
    - THE OCCURRENCE OF ISOLATED TORNADOES CAN HINDER THE EXECUTION 
      OF EMERGENCY PLANS DURING TROPICAL EVENTS.
    - A FEW PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE TORNADO DAMAGE, ALONG WITH POWER 
      AND COMMUNICATIONS DISRUPTIONS.
    - LOCATIONS COULD REALIZE ROOFS PEELED OFF BUILDINGS, CHIMNEYS 
      TOPPLED, MOBILE HOMES PUSHED OFF FOUNDATIONS OR OVERTURNED, 
      LARGE TREE TOPS AND BRANCHES SNAPPED OFF, SHALLOW-ROOTED TREES 
      KNOCKED OVER, MOVING VEHICLES BLOWN OFF ROADS, AND SMALL BOATS 
      PULLED FROM MOORINGS.


* 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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