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Tropical Cyclone Ten Local Statement Advisory Number 9...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC  AL102017
508 PM EDT Tue Aug 29 2017

This product covers Eastern North Carolina

**DISTURBANCE MOVING AWAY FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST** 


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 90 miles northeast of Buxton NC or about 160 miles 
      east-northeast of Morehead City NC
    - 36.0N 74.3W
    - Storm Intensity 45 mph
    - Movement Northeast or 50 degrees at 24 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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The low pressure area will continue to move away from the North Carolina
coast tonight while gradually strengthening, which will product gusty 
north to northwest winds across the Outer Banks tonight. Minor water level 
rises will also be possible along sound-side locations of the Outer Banks 
tonight. High surf and dangerous rip currents will continue to be a threat 
along the beaches north of Cape Hatteras through Wednesday. 


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* SURGE:
Northerly winds on the back side of the departing low pressure system may
bring up to 2 feet of inundation to vulnerable areas along the sound-side
of Outer Banks Dare and Hyde Counties. 

    - Localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along 
      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots.
    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread 
      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where 
      surge water covers the road.
    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly 
      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.

Elsewhere across Eastern North Carolina, little to no impact is 
anticipated.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:
No evacuations orders were issued.

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
Ensure your hurricane kit is properly stocked up prior to the next 
tropical system.

* 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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