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Maria Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC  AL152017
1153 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ047-260000-
/O.EXA.KMHX.SS.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.TR.W.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
Mainland Dare-
1153 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...STORM SURGE WATCH IN EFFECT...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

A Storm Surge Watch means life-threatening inundation levels are
possible somewhere within this area and within the next 48 hours

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Manns Harbor
    - East Lake
    - Stumpy Point

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 30-40 mph with gusts to 55 mph
        - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Tuesday morning
          until Wednesday afternoon

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
          tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
          impacts. Remaining efforts to secure properties should now
          be brought to completion.
        - Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
          may result in serious injury. Move to safe shelter before
          the wind becomes hazardous.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* STORM SURGE
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Life-threatening storm surge possible
        - Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for 2-4 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - Window of concern: Tuesday morning until early Thursday
          morning

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Moderate
        - The storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
          dangerous storm surge flooding of greater than 3 feet above
          ground.
        - To be safe, earnestly prepare for the potential of
          significant storm surge flooding impacts. Evacuation
          efforts should now be brought to completion. Evacuations
          must be complete before driving conditions become unsafe.
        - Life-threatening inundation is possible. Failure to heed
          evacuation orders may result in serious injury or loss of
          life. Leave if evacuation orders are given for your area.
          Consider voluntary evacuation if recommended. Poor
          decisions may needlessly risk lives.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
        - Areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated
          by waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the
          coast.
        - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads
          become weakened or washed out, especially in usually
          vulnerable low spots.
        - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong
          and numerous rip currents.
        - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
          Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially
          in unprotected anchorages.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: around 1 inch

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans need not include a threat for rainfall
          flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may
          still occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive
          tropical rainfall.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans need not include a threat for tornadoes.
          Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
          occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
          tornadoes.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - http://ready.gov/hurricanes

$$

Maria Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC  AL152017
1153 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ046-260000-
/O.EXA.KMHX.SS.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.TR.W.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
Tyrrell-
1153 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...STORM SURGE WATCH IN EFFECT...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

A Storm Surge Watch means life-threatening inundation levels are
possible somewhere within this area and within the next 48 hours

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Columbia
    - Gum Neck
    - Kilkenny

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning should include a reasonable threat for
          tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
          impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all
          properties.
        - Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
          may result in serious injury.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* STORM SURGE
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Life-threatening storm surge possible
        - Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for 2-4 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - Window of concern: Tuesday morning until early Thursday
          morning

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Moderate
        - The storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
          dangerous storm surge flooding of greater than 3 feet above
          ground.
        - To be safe, earnestly prepare for the potential of
          significant storm surge flooding impacts. Evacuation
          efforts should now be brought to completion. Evacuations
          must be complete before driving conditions become unsafe.
        - Life-threatening inundation is possible. Failure to heed
          evacuation orders may result in serious injury or loss of
          life. Leave if evacuation orders are given for your area.
          Consider voluntary evacuation if recommended. Poor
          decisions may needlessly risk lives.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
        - Areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated
          by waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the
          coast.
        - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads
          become weakened or washed out, especially in usually
          vulnerable low spots.
        - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong
          and numerous rip currents.
        - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
          Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially
          in unprotected anchorages.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: around 1 inch

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for rainfall
          flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may
          still occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive
          tropical rainfall.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for tornadoes.
          Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
          occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
          tornadoes.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - http://ready.gov/hurricanes

$$

Maria Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC  AL152017
1153 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ103-260000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SS.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.TR.W.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
Outer Banks Dare-
1153 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...
...STORM SURGE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Kill Devil Hills
    - Manteo
    - Buxton

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 35-45 mph with gusts to 60 mph
        - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Tuesday morning
          until Wednesday evening

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
          tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
          impacts. Remaining efforts to secure properties should now
          be brought to completion.
        - Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
          may result in serious injury. Move to safe shelter before
          the wind becomes hazardous.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* STORM SURGE
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Life-threatening storm surge possible
        - Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for 2-4 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - Window of concern: Tuesday morning until early Thursday
          morning

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Moderate
        - The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
          dangerous storm surge flooding of greater than 3 feet above
          ground.
        - To be safe, earnestly prepare for the potential of
          significant storm surge flooding impacts. Evacuation
          efforts should now be brought to completion. Evacuations
          must be complete before driving conditions become unsafe.
        - Life-threatening inundation is possible. Failure to heed
          evacuation orders may result in serious injury or loss of
          life. Leave if evacuation orders are given for your area.
          Consider voluntary evacuation if recommended. Poor
          decisions may needlessly risk lives.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
        - Areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated
          by waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the
          coast.
        - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads
          become weakened or washed out, especially in usually
          vulnerable low spots.
        - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong
          and numerous rip currents.
        - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
          Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially
          in unprotected anchorages.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: 1-3 inches, with locally higher
          amounts

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
          minor flooding where peak rainfall totals are near amounts
          conducive for localized flash flooding and rapid inundation.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited flooding
          rain impacts.
        - Localized flooding is possible. If flood related watches
          and warnings are issued, heed recommended actions.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief road and
          bridge closures.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans need not include a threat for tornadoes.
          Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
          occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
          tornadoes.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - http://ready.gov/hurricanes

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1118 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ828-260215-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
1118 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 23 ft. Showers
and TSTMs.
.TUE...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NE 25 to 35 kt. Seas
13 to 28 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming 35 to 50 kt. Seas
17 to 32 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...N to NE winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 16 to 31 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 27 ft.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to
6 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1118 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ830-260215-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
1118 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Showers
and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 14 to 29 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TUE...NE winds 35 to 45 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt. Seas
15 to 30 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 17 to 32 ft.
Numerous showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...N winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 16 to 30 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 35 to 50 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas 14 to 26 ft.
.THU...Tropical storm conditions possible.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to
9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
959 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL OF THE EASTERN
NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS, SOUNDS AND INLAND RIVERS...

.HURRICANE MARIA IS FORECAST TO TRACK NORTHWARD OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS, SLOWING DOWN AND LINGERING OFF OF THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY MORNING. MARIA IS FORECAST
TO PRODUCE A PROLONGED PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS GUSTING TO 50 KNOTS
AND DANGEROUS SEAS AROUND 20 FEET. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN
IN PORT.

AMZ130-131-135-150-152-154-156-158-260200-
/O.CON.KMHX.TR.W.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
959 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...AROUND 20 FEET IN THE OCEAN 3 TO 5 FOOT WAVES IN THE
  SOUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 34 TO 63 KT OR
39 TO 73 MPH ARE EXPECTED DUE TO A TROPICAL STORM WITHIN
36 HOURS.

&&

$$


Storm Surge Watch


STORM SURGE WATCH
NWS NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1153 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

NCZ046-260009-
/O.EXA.KMHX.SS.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
1153 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...Storm Surge Watch issued September 25 at 11:53AM EDT by NWS
Newport/Morehead City NC...

A Storm Surge Watch means life-threatening inundation levels are
possible somewhere within this area and within the next 48 hours

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
- Columbia
- Gum Neck
- Kilkenny

* WIND
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
- Peak Wind Forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
- The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- Emergency planning should include a reasonable threat for
tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
- To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all
properties.
- Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
may result in serious injury.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
- Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
- Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
over.
- A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
- Scattered power and communications outages.

* STORM SURGE
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Life-threatening storm surge possible
- Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for 2-4 feet
above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
- Window of concern: Tuesday morning until early Thursday
morning

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Moderate
- The storm surge threat has increased from the previous
assessment.
- Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
dangerous storm surge flooding of greater than 3 feet above
ground.
- To be safe, earnestly prepare for the potential of
significant storm surge flooding impacts. Evacuation
efforts should now be brought to completion. Evacuations
must be complete before driving conditions become unsafe.
- Life-threatening inundation is possible. Failure to heed
evacuation orders may result in serious injury or loss of
life. Leave if evacuation orders are given for your area.
Consider voluntary evacuation if recommended. Poor
decisions may needlessly risk lives.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
- Areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated
by waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the
coast.
- Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads
become weakened or washed out, especially in usually
vulnerable low spots.
- Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong
and numerous rip currents.
- Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially
in unprotected anchorages.

* FLOODING RAIN
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- Peak Rainfall Amounts: around 1 inch

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
- The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
the previous assessment.
- Emergency planning need not include a threat for rainfall
flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may
still occur.
- Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive
tropical rainfall.
- Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
- Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
- The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- Emergency planning need not include a threat for tornadoes.
Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
occur.
- Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
tornadoes.
- Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
- Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
- http://ready.gov/hurricanes

LAT...LON 3602 7605 3599 7601 3589 7601 3587 7602
          3586 7605 3576 7605 3575 7602 3570 7601
          3567 7605 3568 7607 3567 7612 3570 7612
          3572 7615 3570 7617 3560 7621 3562 7624
          3560 7629 3565 7629 3568 7626 3570 7627
          3568 7629 3570 7640 3581 7640 3586 7634
          3589 7638 3594 7637 3595 7634 3602 7623
          3600 7607 3602 7605

$$

STORM SURGE WATCH
NWS NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1153 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

NCZ103-260009-
/O.CON.KMHX.SS.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
1153 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...Storm Surge Watch issued September 25 at 11:53AM EDT by NWS
Newport/Morehead City NC...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
- Kill Devil Hills
- Manteo
- Buxton

* WIND
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind
- Peak Wind Forecast: 35-45 mph with gusts to 60 mph
- Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Tuesday morning
until Wednesday evening

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
- The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
- To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
impacts. Remaining efforts to secure properties should now
be brought to completion.
- Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
may result in serious injury. Move to safe shelter before
the wind becomes hazardous.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
- Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
- Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
over.
- A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
- Scattered power and communications outages.

* STORM SURGE
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Life-threatening storm surge possible
- Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for 2-4 feet
above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
- Window of concern: Tuesday morning until early Thursday
morning

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Moderate
- The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
dangerous storm surge flooding of greater than 3 feet above
ground.
- To be safe, earnestly prepare for the potential of
significant storm surge flooding impacts. Evacuation
efforts should now be brought to completion. Evacuations
must be complete before driving conditions become unsafe.
- Life-threatening inundation is possible. Failure to heed
evacuation orders may result in serious injury or loss of
life. Leave if evacuation orders are given for your area.
Consider voluntary evacuation if recommended. Poor
decisions may needlessly risk lives.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
- Areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated
by waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the
coast.
- Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads
become weakened or washed out, especially in usually
vulnerable low spots.
- Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong
and numerous rip currents.
- Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially
in unprotected anchorages.

* FLOODING RAIN
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- Peak Rainfall Amounts: 1-3 inches, with locally higher
amounts

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
- The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
the previous assessment.
- Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
minor flooding where peak rainfall totals are near amounts
conducive for localized flash flooding and rapid inundation.
- To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited flooding
rain impacts.
- Localized flooding is possible. If flood related watches
and warnings are issued, heed recommended actions.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
- Localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
- Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
become swollen and overflow in spots.
- Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief road and
bridge closures.

* TORNADO
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
- The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- Emergency plans need not include a threat for tornadoes.
Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
occur.
- Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
tornadoes.
- Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
- Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
- http://ready.gov/hurricanes

LAT...LON 3624 7577 3621 7573 3616 7574 3608 7568
          3605 7568 3603 7563 3594 7559 3592 7557
          3587 7558 3570 7546 3562 7546 3559 7543
          3554 7544 3552 7546 3538 7546 3535 7549
          3527 7548 3524 7552 3520 7552 3522 7562
          3517 7569 3519 7573 3517 7576 3520 7576
          3530 7559 3528 7555 3535 7555 3538 7551
          3544 7551 3548 7555 3556 7548 3562 7548
          3565 7552 3570 7551 3573 7555 3576 7555
          3575 7559 3579 7560 3581 7563 3579 7568
          3587 7569 3589 7573 3591 7574 3595 7573
          3597 7570 3605 7577 3616 7576 3619 7582
          3623 7582 3624 7577

$$


Tropical Storm Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

ANZ633-658-260100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.TR.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NM-
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT, BUILDING TO 12
  TO 16 FT BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 34 TO 63 KT ARE
POSSIBLE DUE TO A TROPICAL STORM WITHIN 48 HOURS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

ANZ656-260100-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.SW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170926T2200Z/
/O.EXA.KAKQ.TR.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL
STORM WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35
  KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT, BUILDING TO 10
  TO 15 FT BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 34 TO 63 KT ARE
POSSIBLE DUE TO A TROPICAL STORM WITHIN 48 HOURS.

&&

$$

Maria Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Wakefield VA  AL152017
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ016-252330-
/O.CON.KAKQ.TR.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
Camden-
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Camden
    - Bartlett

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 15-25 mph with gusts to 40 mph

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning should include a reasonable threat for
          tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
          impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all
          properties.
        - Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
          may result in serious injury.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, especially if soils are saturated. Some roadway
          signs will sustain damage.
        - A few roads will be impassable from debris. Hazardous
          driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: No significant rainfall forecast

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for rainfall
          flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may
          still occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive
          tropical rainfall.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for tornadoes.
          Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
          occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
          tornadoes.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - http://ready.gov/hurricanes
    - readync.orgweather.gov/akq

$$

Maria Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Wakefield VA  AL152017
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ015-252330-
/O.CON.KAKQ.TR.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
Pasquotank-
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Elizabeth City

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 15-25 mph with gusts to 35 mph

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning should include a reasonable threat for
          tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
          impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all
          properties.
        - Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
          may result in serious injury.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, especially if soils are saturated. Some roadway
          signs will sustain damage.
        - A few roads will be impassable from debris. Hazardous
          driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: No significant rainfall forecast

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for rainfall
          flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may
          still occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive
          tropical rainfall.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for tornadoes.
          Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
          occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
          tornadoes.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - http://ready.gov/hurricanes
    - readync.org
    - weather.gov/akq

$$

Maria Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Wakefield VA  AL152017
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ102-252330-
/O.CON.KAKQ.TR.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
Eastern Currituck-
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Corolla

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
          tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
          impacts. Remaining efforts to secure properties should now
          be brought to completion.
        - Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
          may result in serious injury. Move to safe shelter before
          the wind becomes hazardous.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, especially if soils are saturated. Some roadway
          signs will sustain damage.
        - A few roads will be impassable from debris. Hazardous
          driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: around 1 inch

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans need not include a threat for rainfall
          flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may
          still occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive
          tropical rainfall.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency plans need not include a threat for tornadoes.
          Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
          occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
          tornadoes.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - http://ready.gov/hurricanes
    - readync.org
    - weather.gov/akq

$$

Maria Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Wakefield VA  AL152017
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ017-252330-
/O.CON.KAKQ.TR.A.1015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
Western Currituck-
1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - Aydlett
    - Currituck

* WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
        - Peak Wind Forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning should include a reasonable threat for
          tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
        - To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
          impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all
          properties.
        - Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
          may result in serious injury.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
        - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, especially if soils are saturated. Some roadway
          signs will sustain damage.
        - A few roads will be impassable from debris. Hazardous
          driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* FLOODING RAIN
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: No significant rainfall forecast

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for rainfall
          flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may
          still occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive
          tropical rainfall.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain.

* TORNADO
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency planning need not include a threat for tornadoes.
          Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
          occur.
        - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
          tornadoes.
        - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    - http://ready.gov/hurricanes
    - readync.org
    - weather.gov/akq

$$


Hurricane Local Statement


Hurricane Maria Local Statement Advisory Number 38
NCZ046-047-081-093>095-098-103-104-260030-

Hurricane Maria Local Statement Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC  AL152017
1225 PM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

This product covers Eastern North Carolina

**TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR A PORTION OF THE COAST OF NORTH
CAROLINA AS MARIA APPROACHES**

NEW INFORMATION
---------------

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - A Storm Surge Watch has been issued for Mainland Dare, Pamlico,
      and Tyrrell

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - A Tropical Storm Warning and Storm Surge Watch are in effect
      for Carteret, Mainland Dare, Outer Banks Dare, Outer Banks
      Hyde, and Tyrrell
    - A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Craven and Pamlico
    - A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Onslow
    - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Mainland Hyde

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 320 miles south-southeast of Buxton NC or about 330 miles
      southeast of Morehead City NC
    - 31.2N 72.9W
    - Storm Intensity 80 mph
    - Movement North or 360 degrees at 7 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
------------------

Hurricane Maria located about 320 miles south-southeast of Cape
Hatteras is moving north at 7 mph and will continue on this track for
the next several days with a slower forward speed expected. Maria is
forecast to move between 100 and 150 miles offshore of the North
Carolina coast Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night. Tropical Storm
force winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph are expected to
spread along the coast Tuesday afternoon and continue into Wednesday
Night. The strongest winds are expected north of Cape Lookout and
especially over the Outer Banks.

The prolonged gusty north to northeast winds will lead to storm surge
inundation of 2 to 4 feet above ground level mainly for the beaches
north of Cape Lookout and adjacent to the southern Pamlico Sound. This
will produce minor to moderate coastal flooding with ocean overwash
likely in vulnerable spots. The very rough surf will continue the
threat of life threatening rip currents as well as beach erosion along
all beaches.

Heaviest rainfall will be confined to mainly the immediate coast with
amounts of 1 to 3 inches. This should produce only minor flooding of
low lying areas.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* SURGE:
Protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across southern and western portions of the Pamlico Sound,
the middle and southern portion of the Alligator River, and along the
south side of the Neuse River in Carteret and southern Craven counties.
Oceanside storm surge impacts are expected across Dare County north
of Cape Hatteras. Potential impacts in this area include:
    - Areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Also, protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across the Scuppernong River in Tyrrell county, the Pungo and
Pamlico Rivers, and the areas adjacent to Bogue Sound.

Elsewhere across Eastern North Carolina, little to no impact is
anticipated.

* WIND:
Protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
Eastern North Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across across Outer Banks Dare and Outer Banks Hyde
Counties. Potential impacts include:
    - Localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents.
      Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen
      and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in usually
      vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding of water
      occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds become
      near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief road and bridge
      closures.

Elsewhere across Eastern North Carolina, little to no impact is
anticipated.

* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
Large surf will bring a high threat of life threatening rip currents,
dangerous shore break and beach erosion across all Eastern North Carolina
beaches. It is recommended that you stay out of the surf zone.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
----------------------------------

* EVACUATIONS:
For those under evacuation orders, leave as
soon as practical with a destination in mind. Gas up your vehicle
well ahead of time. Be sure that you take all essential materials
from your emergency supplies kit. Let others know where you are going
and when you intend to arrive.

If you are exceptionally vulnerable to wind or
water hazards from tropical systems, consider voluntary evacuation,
especially if being officially recommended. Relocate to a
predetermined shelter or safe destination.

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Outside preparations should be wrapped up as soon as possible before
weather conditions completely deteriorate. Any remaining evacuations
and relocations should be expedited before the onset of tropical
storm force wind.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the county or parish in which it
resides. Pay attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* 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
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Newport/Morehead City NC around 5 PM EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.

$$

Hurricane Maria Local Statement Advisory Number 38
NCZ015>017-102-252345-

Hurricane Maria Local Statement Advisory Number 38
National Weather Service Wakefield VA  AL152017
1139 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

This product covers northeast North Carolina.

**MARIA CONTINUES TO WEAKEN**

NEW INFORMATION
---------------

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Camden, Eastern
      Currituck, Pasquotank, and Western Currituck

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 510 miles south-southeast of Ocean City MD or about 440
      miles south-southeast of Norfolk VA
    - 31.2N 72.9W
    - Storm Intensity 80 mph
    - Movement North or 360 degrees at 7 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
------------------

HURRICANE MARIA WILL MOVE NORTHWARD WELL OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S.
COAST THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE MEANDERING OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA OUTER
BANKS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE ACROSS COASTAL NORTHEAST NORTH
CAROLINA LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
CAUSE HIGH SURF...WHILE ALSO ALLOWING FOR SOME MINOR BEACH EROSION
AS WELL AS DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST.

THE MOST SIGNIFICANT IMPACT WILL BE COASTAL FLOODING AT TIMES OF HIGH
TIDE...WITH MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING LIKELY.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* WIND:
Prepare for hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across northeast
North Carolina. Potential impacts in this area include:
    - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, especially if soils are saturated. Some roadway signs
      will sustain damage.
    - A few roads will be impassable from debris. Hazardous driving
      conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

* SURGE:
Minor to locally moderate surge impacts are anticipated at this time
across northeast North Carolina.

* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
High surf will bring a high threat of life threatening rip currents,
dangerous shore break and beach erosion across northeast North Carolina
beaches. It is recommended that you stay out of the surf zone.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
----------------------------------

* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
Now is the time to check your emergency plan and take necessary
actions to secure your home or business. Efforts should be underway
to protect life and property. Ensure that your Emergency Supplies Kit
is stocked and ready.

If you live in a place that is vulnerable to high wind, such as a
mobile home, an upper floor of a high rise building, or on a boat,
plan to move to safe shelter. Take enough supplies for you and your
family for several days.

If you live in a place vulnerable to flooding, such as near the
ocean, bay, sound, a low-lying or poor drainage area, or near an
already swollen creeks or rivers, plan to move to safe shelter or
higher ground.

Heed the advice of local officials, and comply with any evacuation
orders that are issued.

When securing your property, outside preparations should be conducted
before conditions deteriorate. The onset of strong gusty winds and
heavy rain can cause preparedness activities to become unsafe.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Pay attention to any changes in the
forecast.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see
readync.org
- For the latest weather and storm information go to
weather.gov/wakefield

NEXT UPDATE
-----------
The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Wakefield VA around 6 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

ANZ650-652-654-260100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170926T2200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
20 NM-
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT ON TUESDAY.

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER, BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

ANZ632-634-260100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170926T2200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30
  KT LATER TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY WATERS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

ANZ638-260100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170926T2200Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1259 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE EASTERN VIRGINIA RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1054 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

ANZ534-543-252300-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0179.170926T1400Z-170926T2200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
1054 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
350 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017


ANZ452>455-252100-
/O.CAN.KPHI.SW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170926T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.SC.Y.0073.170925T0750Z-170927T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
350 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY. THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATION...THE ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
  AND DELAWARE.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 TODAY BECOMING 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. SEAS OF 7 TO
  11 FEET TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. HIGHEST
  GUSTS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

* OUTLOOK...THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY NEED TO BE
  EXTENDED THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR PA...NJ...DE...AND MD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
506 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-252230-
/O.CON.KPHI.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-170926T1000Z/
DELAWARE BEACHES-EASTERN MONMOUTH-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
506 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...THE BEACHES OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE.

* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...HIGH.

* SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 7 FEET.

* TIMING AND TIDES...LOW TIDE ALONG THE OCEAN FRONT MONDAY WILL BE
  BETWEEN 5:30 PM AND 7:00 PM.

* OUTLOOK...THE THREAT FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY BE
  HIGH FOR MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND
FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$

CMS


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
424 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017


MDZ025-VAZ098>100-251630-
/O.CON.KAKQ.BH.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170926T0000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-VIRGINIA BEACH-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
424 AM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...LOWER MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE AND VIRGINIA
  BEACH.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG
  RIP CURRENTS IS A COUPLE HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE.

* SURF OR RIP CURRENT RISK...NEARSHORE LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 4 TO
  5 FT WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH RISK OF
  RIP CURRENTS. DO NOT ENTER OR APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK
  OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD
BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

$$

TG


Air Quality Alert


DCZ001-MDZ004-503-504-013-016>018-VAZ505-506-052>054-260400-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-MONTGOMERY-PRINCE GEORGES-
CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-LOUDOUN-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
435 PM EDT Sun Sep 24 2017

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY SEPTEMBER 25 2017...

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in association
with Maryland Department of the Environment, Virginia Department
of Environmental Quality, and District Department of Environment has
issued a Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert Monday for the DC metro area.

A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.cleanairpartners.net.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
634 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ103-104-261045-
Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
634 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
...STORM SURGE WATCH IN EFFECT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Storm Surge Watch.
   Tropical Storm Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Storm Surge Watch.
   Tropical Storm Warning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
634 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ046-047-081-261045-
Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Mainland Hyde-
634 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Tropical Storm Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Tropical Storm Warning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
542 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

NCZ015>017-102-260945-
Pasquotank-Camden-Western Currituck-Eastern Currituck-
542 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Tropical Storm Watch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Tropical Storm Watch.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
542 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

VAZ095-097-260945-
Norfolk/Portsmouth-Chesapeake-
542 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Hurricane Maria is expected to approach the Outer Banks Tuesday
night into Wednesday, before moving farther offshore Thursday. This
could produce windy conditions along with minor tidal flooding
Tuesday night into Wednesday. The amount of impacts will be dependent
on how close Maria gets to the coast.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
542 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

MDZ025-VAZ098>100-260945-
Maryland Beaches-Virginia Beach-Accomack-Northampton-
542 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, eastern
Virginia and southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Hurricane Maria is expected to approach the Outer Banks Tuesday
night into Wednesday, before moving farther offshore Thursday. This
could produce windy conditions along with minor tidal flooding
Tuesday night into Wednesday. The amount of impacts will be dependent
on how close Maria gets to the coast.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
329 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

DEZ004-NJZ014-024>026-261000-
Delaware Beaches-Eastern Monmouth-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-
Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-
329 AM EDT Mon Sep 25 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Delaware, central
New Jersey and southern New Jersey.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Dangerous surf conditions with a high risk for the development of
dangerous and life threatening rip currents will continue through at
least Thursday.

High surf and beach erosion expected during this time as well.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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