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Post-Tropical Cyclone Zeta Local Statement Advisory Number 21
National Weather Service Raleigh NC  AL282020
447 PM EDT Thu Oct 29 2020

This product covers central North Carolina

TROPICAL THREATS END FOR CENTRAL NC


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 280 miles northeast of Raleigh NC or about 250 miles 
      northeast of Rocky Mount NC
    - 38.8N 75.3W
    - Storm Intensity 50 mph
    - Movement East-northeast or 60 degrees at 55 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Post Tropical Cyclone Zeta will continue to weaken as it moves quickly
off the Mid Atlantic coast by early this evening. Gusty winds up to 35
to 45 MPH can be expected through early evening, before diminishing by
midnight. A marginal risk of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds 
and possibly a tornado persists through this evening.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* TORNADOES:
Additional impacts from tornadoes are still a concern across central 
North Carolina. Remain well braced against tornado event having 
further limited impact potential.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:

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

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

If your home or shelter was damaged, be alert to the smell of gas 
leaks and be cautious around electrical wiring, broken glass, jagged 
metal and wood, and protruding nails and screws.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see readync.org
- 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 Raleigh NC regarding the 
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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