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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
636 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

FROM S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND THE MONITOR NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ158-022215-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
636 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
335 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS DEVELOPING SOUTH OF OREGON INLET TONIGHT...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. SOUTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FEET SOUTH OF OREGON INLET. THE FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WITH WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDING.

AMZ156-158-021945-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0058.160503T0700Z-160504T0600Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
335 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO
2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
557 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

GAZ087-088-099>101-114-115-SCZ040-042>045-047-021200-
JENKINS-SCREVEN-CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-TATTNALL-EVANS-
ALLENDALE-HAMPTON-INLAND COLLETON-DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-
INLAND JASPER-
557 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...PATCHY DENSE FOG THROUGH SUNRISE...

SHALLOW GROUND FOG WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA EARLY
THIS MORNING. THE FOG WILL BE LOCALLY DENSE AT TIMES WITH
VISIBILITIES DROPPING TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS. THE RISK FOR DENSE FOG
WILL BE THE GREATEST NEAR LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS RIVERS...
SWAMPS...MARSHES AND LARGE DITCHES. THE FOG WILL QUICKLY
DISSIPATE AFTER SUNRISE. MOTORISTS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT FOR RAPIDLY
CHANGING VISIBILITIES THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF DENSE FOG IS ENCOUNTERED...SLOW DOWN...USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...
AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU IN CASE A SUDDEN STOP
IS NEEDED.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
546 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ007-008-021>025-038>040-073>076-083-084-031000-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-DAVIDSON-
RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-ANSON-RICHMOND-
546 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG TO LOCALLY SEVERE WIND GUSTS AND HAIL
UP TO ONE INCH IN DIAMETER.

HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE...AS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
546 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ009>011-026>028-041>043-077-078-085-086-088-089-031000-
VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-
HARNETT-WAYNE-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
546 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING STRONG TO LOCALLY SEVERE WIND GUSTS.

HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE...AS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE IN SOME AREAS OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN ON TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...WITH A PRIMARY THREAT OF DAMAGING WIND GUSTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
513 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ033-035>037-048>050-052-053-056-057-064-065-068>072-082-501>510-
SCZ003-006>009-012>014-030915-
AVERY-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-HAYWOOD-
BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-
GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-
GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN MCDOWELL-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-
POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER GREENVILLE-
SPARTANBURG-CHEROKEE-YORK-LAURENS-CHESTER-
513 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND
UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN TODAY ACROSS THE
WESTERN CAROLINAS...MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME
OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL GROW POWERFUL ENOUGH TO PRODUCE SEVERE
WEATHER IN THE FORM OF LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS.
LOCALIZED HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO EXPECTED...WHICH COULD RESULT IN SOME
FLOODING IF IT OCCURS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE CHARLOTTE
METRO AREA WHERE HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE LAST TWO DAYS.
MOST OF THE STORMS WILL DIMINISH BY LATE THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO FORWARD ANY REPORTS OF LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...OR FLASH FLOODING TO OUR OFFICE.

$$

PM

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
337 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-103-104-030800-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
337 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CAROLINA AND EASTERN
NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS AND
HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING, MAINLY ALONG AND
WEST OF HIGHWAY 17.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS AND
HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MAINLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
326 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

AMZ330-GAZ087-088-099>101-114>119-137>141-SCZ040-042>045-047>052-
030730-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-JENKINS-SCREVEN-CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-TATTNALL-
EVANS-INLAND BRYAN-COASTAL BRYAN-INLAND CHATHAM-COASTAL CHATHAM-LONG-
INLAND LIBERTY-COASTAL LIBERTY-INLAND MCINTOSH-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
ALLENDALE-HAMPTON-INLAND COLLETON-DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-
INLAND JASPER-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
TIDAL BERKELEY-
326 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL
WATERS...SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT MUCH OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW OF THESE
THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL CAPABLE OF PRODUCING MINOR FLOODING LOW LOW LYING AND
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT
DEVELOP. THE RISK FOR ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE THE
GREATEST WELL INLAND FROM THE COAST...MAINLY BETWEEN 1 PM AND 6
PM.

PEOPLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD THREATENING WEATHER APPROACH OR
IF A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH THE AREA. DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WILL THE PRIMARY
HAZARDS ALONG WITH FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTING AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH COULD PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

PLEASE RELAY ANY REPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WEATHER INCLUDING...BUT NOT
LIMITED TO LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND FLOODING TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
325 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

AMZ250-252-254-256-030730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
325 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

EXERCISE CAUTION CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
FOR SW WINDS 15-20 KT AND 3-5 FT SEAS.

ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
325 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105-107-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053-055-030730-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
INLAND BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
325 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...LOCALIZED FLOODING POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY...LOCALIZED FLOODING
POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
248 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-030915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-RICHMOND-BURKE-LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-
MCCORMICK-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-EDGEFIELD-SALUDA-LEXINGTON-
RICHLAND-LEE-AIKEN-SUMTER-BARNWELL-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
BAMBERG-
248 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MIDLANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
AND THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA OF GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT COULD POSSIBLY CONTAIN DAMAGING
WIND AND HAIL. HEAVY RAIN WITH LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY COULD POSSIBLY CONTAIN DAMAGING WIND AND
HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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