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Hurricane Dorian Local Statement Intermediate Advisory Number 54A
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC  AL052019
807 PM EDT Fri Sep 6 2019

This product covers Eastern North Carolina

**DORIAN RACING NORTHEASTWARD AWAY FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES** 

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 260 miles northeast of Buxton NC or about 340 miles 
      northeast of Morehead City NC
    - 37.4N 71.6W
    - Storm Intensity 90 mph
    - Movement Northeast or 50 degrees at 24 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Hurricane Dorian will continue to move away from our region, with
improving conditions expected overnight and Saturday.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* SURGE:
Little to no additional surge impacts expected.
    - Community officials are now assessing the extent of actual 
      surge impacts accordingly.
    - Emergency work crews are restoring essential community 
      infrastructure as necessary.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:

Do not enter evacuated areas until officials have given the all 
clear to return.

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

Do not attempt to return to evacuated areas until local authorities 
have inspected roads and bridges and have given the all clear. 
Hazards like downed power lines and trees, washed out roads, 
continued flooding in low lying areas and non-functioning traffic 
lights make travel difficult. 

* 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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