064  
WWUS82 KMHX 182023  
SPSMHX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
423 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
NCZ103-182115-  
OUTER BANKS DARE-  
423 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL OUTER BANKS DARE  
COUNTY...  
 
AT 421 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WAVES, OR 14  
MILES SOUTHEAST OF STUMPY POINT, MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING, TORRENTIAL RAIN, AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH  
ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SALVO, WAVES, RODANTHE AND HATTERAS ISLAND FISHING PIER.  
 
BEACHGOERS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO SEEK SHELTER AS THE STORM  
APPROACHES. IF YOU HEAR THUNDER, TAKE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR  
VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
LAT...LON 3546 7561 3563 7565 3568 7545 3547 7541  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2021Z 260DEG 15KT 3556 7554  
 

 
 
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