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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
947 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

GAZ087-088-099>101-114>119-137>141-SCZ040-042>045-047>052-041400-
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-
947 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
ONCE AGAIN IMPACT MUCH OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. SOME OF
THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS. THERE MAY EVEN BE AN ISOLATED TORNADO. IN ADDITION...THERE
WILL BE A RISK FOR FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WITH ANY
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP. THE RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE THE GREATEST BETWEEN 2 PM AND 8 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...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ASSISTANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
947 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

AMZ330-350-352-354-374-041400-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
947 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
AFFECT THE COASTAL WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT AS A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA. THERE IS A RISK THAT A FEW OF
THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE WITH WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KT AND
HAIL THE SIZE OF PENNIES OR LARGER. ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THE RISK FOR HAZARDOUS WEATHER WILL BE THE GREATEST
BETWEEN 4 PM AND MIDNIGHT...ALTHOUGH THE RISK COULD LINGER FOR
MUCH OF THE NIGHT.

MARINERS ARE URGED TO KEEP ABREAST OF THE LATEST WEATHER
CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. BE PREPARED TO SEEK SAFE HARBOR
SHOULD THREATENING WEATHER APPROACH OR IF A SPECIAL MARINE
WARNING IS ISSUED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ASSISTANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
548 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

GAZ028-029-NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-502-504-506-508>510-SCZ002-
003-005>014-019-041000-
HART-ELBERT-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-
GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-GREATER CALDWELL-GREATER BURKE-
EASTERN MCDOWELL-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-
PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER PICKENS-
GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-CHEROKEE-YORK-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-
LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
548 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA...THE
WESTERN PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN TODAY ACROSS THE
FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT OF THE CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA.
SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME SEVERE AND WILL PRODUCE
LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...AND FREQUENT CLOUD-TO-GROUND
LIGHTNING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL COULD PRODUCE SOME FLOODING OF
LOW LYING AREAS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE AREA FROM YORK COUNTY TO
THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE CHARLOTTE METRO AREA...WHERE THE GROUND
REMAINS NEARLY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL. THE THUNDERSTORM
THREAT WILL END THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

..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.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

AMZ250-252-254-256-040945-
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-
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.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.

   SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION.

SCATTERED SEVERE TSTMS ON THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...GUSTS
TO 50 KT POSSIBLE. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ110-SCZ054-040945-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

   MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...DAMAGING WINDS
UP TO 60 MPH THE MAIN THREAT...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ106-108-040945-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...DAMAGING WINDS
UP TO 60 MPH THE MAIN THREAT...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105-107-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053-055-056-
040945-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
INLAND BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
544 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...DAMAGING WINDS
UP TO 60 MPH THE MAIN THREAT...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
535 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-040945-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-ANSON-
RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
535 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PERSISTENT RAIN THIS MORNING...AT TIMES MODERATE TO HEAVY...MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING SOME SUPERCELLS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER...ARE
EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST ACROSS CENTRAL NC THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
509 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ095-103-104-040915-
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
509 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM CAPE LOOKOUT TO CAPE
HATTERAS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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.

   MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK.

SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING
WINDS AND LARGE HAIL...THOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE
RULED OUT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
509 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>094-098-040915-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-ONSLOW-
509 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING
WINDS AND LARGE HAIL...THOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE
RULED OUT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
416 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-040830-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-RICHMOND-BURKE-LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-
MCCORMICK-NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-KERSHAW-EDGEFIELD-SALUDA-LEXINGTON-
RICHLAND-LEE-AIKEN-SUMTER-BARNWELL-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
BAMBERG-
416 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 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.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR TODAY AND THIS EVENING. A FEW
OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD CONTAIN DAMAGING WIND AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY COULD CONTAIN HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

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