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Local Statement for ARTHUR (Newport/Morehead City, NC) (Text)


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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TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT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.

&&

.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. 

$$

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...

$$

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

$$

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.

$$

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.

$$

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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