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Tropical Storm Elsa Local Statement Intermediate Advisory Number 36A
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC  AL052021
204 AM EDT Fri Jul 9 2021

This product covers Eastern North Carolina

**IMPROVING CONDITIONS AS TROPICAL STORM ESLA LIFTS AWAY FROM THE 
AREA** 

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 210 miles north of Buxton NC or about 250 miles 
      north-northeast of Morehead City NC
    - 38.3N 75.7W
    - Storm Intensity 50 mph
    - Movement Northeast or 45 degrees at 25 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Tropical Storm Elsa will lift across the mid-Atlantic and New
England states today with improving conditions across eastern North
Carolina. However, a moderate to high rip current risk will continue
along North Carolina beaches today and marine conditions will continue
to be hazardous to small craft into tonight.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across Eastern North Carolina.

* SURGE:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across Eastern 
North Carolina.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across Eastern 
North Carolina.

* TORNADOES:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across Eastern North Carolina.

* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
Dangerous surf conditions and the high risk for rip currents will
continue for area beaches through this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
Be alert for any lingering wind gusts which could take down weakened 
trees and/or power lines, or cause flying debris.

* 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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