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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 3
NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-103-104-291245-

TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 3
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  AL082016
1236 AM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA

**DEPRESSION MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH**

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

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CARTERET...OUTER
      BANKS DARE AND OUTER BANKS HYDE

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR CARTERET...OUTER BANKS
      DARE AND OUTER BANKS HYDE

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 290 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BUXTON NC
    - 32.2N 72.1W
    - STORM INTENSITY 35 MPH
    - MOVEMENT WEST-NORTHWEST OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH

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

TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT...LOCATED ABOUT 300 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CAPE
HATTERAS, IS EXPECTED TO MOVE WEST-NORTHWEST TOWARDS THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED ON MONDAY AND A SLOW NORTHWESTWARD MOTION ON TUESDAY. ON THE
FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF THE CYCLONE WILL PASS OFFSHORE OF THE
NORTH CAROLINA OUTER BANKS LATE TUESDAY OR TUESDAY NIGHT. AT THIS TIME,
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATE
MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

THE PRIMARY IMPACT WILL BE HEAVY RAIN AND THE THREAT FOR LOCALIZED
FLASH FLOODING, MAINLY ALONG THE OUTER BANKS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO
3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF UP TO 5 INCHES
POSSIBLE.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE COAST, MAINLY
FROM CAPE LOOKOUT TO OREGON INLET. THESE WINDS COULD LEAD TO SOME
DOWNED TREES.

MINOR STORM SURGE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE WITH WATER LEVELS UP TO 1 FOOT
ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. THIS WOULD MAINLY BE OVER THE AREAS ADJACENT TO
THE SOUTHERN PAMLICO SOUND AND BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.

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

* WIND:
PREPARE FOR HAZARDOUS WIND HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS
THE OUTER BANKS. 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, 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.

ELSEWHERE ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA, LITTLE TO NO IMPACT IS
ANTICIPATED.

* SURGE:
PREPARE FOR LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SURGE HAVING POSSIBLE LIMITED IMPACTS
ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS. POTENTIAL IMPACTS IN THIS AREA
INCLUDE:
    - LOCALIZED INUNDATION WITH STORM SURGE FLOODING MAINLY ALONG
      IMMEDIATE SHORELINES AND IN LOW-LYING SPOTS, OR IN AREAS
      FARTHER INLAND NEAR WHERE HIGHER SURGE WATERS MOVE ASHORE.
    - SECTIONS OF NEAR-SHORE ROADS AND PARKING LOTS BECOME OVERSPREAD
      WITH SURGE WATER. DRIVING CONDITIONS DANGEROUS IN PLACES WHERE
      SURGE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.
    - MODERATE BEACH EROSION. HEAVY SURF ALSO BREACHING DUNES, MAINLY
      IN USUALLY VULNERABLE LOCATIONS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
    - MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE DAMAGE TO MARINAS, DOCKS, BOARDWALKS,
      AND PIERS. A FEW SMALL CRAFT BROKEN AWAY FROM MOORINGS.

ELSEWHERE ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA, LITTLE TO NO IMPACT IS
ANTICIPATED.

* FLOODING RAIN:
PREPARE FOR LOCALLY HAZARDOUS RAINFALL FLOODING HAVING POSSIBLE
LIMITED IMPACTS ACROSS OUTER BANKS. 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.

* TORNADOES:
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME
ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

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. DELIBERATE EFFORTS SHOULD BE
UNDERWAY TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. ENSURE THAT YOUR EMERGENCY
SUPPLIES KIT IS STOCKED AND READY.

WHEN MAKING SAFETY AND PREPAREDNESS DECISIONS, DO NOT FOCUS ON THE
EXACT FORECAST TRACK AS THERE ARE INHERENT FORECAST UNCERTAINTIES
WHICH MUST BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT.

IF YOU LIVE IN A PLACE THAT IS PARTICULARLY 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 PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO FLOODING, SUCH AS
NEAR THE OCEAN OR A LARGE INLAND LAKE, IN A LOW LYING OR POOR
DRAINAGE AREA, IN A VALLEY OR CANYON, OR NEAR AN ALREADY SWOLLEN
RIVER, PLAN TO MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER ON HIGHER GROUND

ALWAYS HEED THE ADVICE OF LOCAL OFFICIALS AND COMPLY WITH ANY ORDERS
THAT ARE ISSUED. DO NOT NEEDLESSLY JEOPARDIZE YOUR LIFE OR THE LIVES
OF OTHERS.

WHEN SECURING YOUR PROPERTY, OUTSIDE PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE CONDUCTED
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BEFORE CONDITIONS DETERIORATE. THE ONSET OF
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN CAN CAUSE CERTAIN PREPAREDNESS
ACTIVITIES TO BECOME UNSAFE.

BE SURE TO LET FRIENDS AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS KNOW OF YOUR
INTENTIONS AND WHEREABOUTS FOR SURVIVING THE STORM. FOR EMERGENCY
PURPOSES, HAVE SOMEONE LOCATED AWAY FROM THE THREATENED AREA SERVE AS
YOUR POINT OF CONTACT. SHARE VITAL CONTACT INFORMATION WITH OTHERS.
KEEP CELL PHONES HANDY AND WELL CHARGED.

BE A GOOD SAMARITAN AND CHECK ON THOSE WHO MAY NOT BE FULLY AWARE OF
THE SITUATION OR WHO ARE UNABLE TO MAKE PERSONAL PREPARATIONS.

VISITORS TO THE AREA SHOULD BECOME FAMILIAR WITH NEARBY SURROUNDINGS.
IF YOU ARE A VISITOR, KNOW THE NAME OF THE COUNTY OR PARISH IN WHICH
YOU ARE LOCATED AND WHERE IT IS RELATIVE TO CURRENT WATCHES AND
WARNINGS. IF STAYING AT A HOTEL, ASK THE MANAGEMENT STAFF ABOUT THEIR
ONSITE DISASTER PLAN. LISTEN FOR EVACUATION ORDERS, ESPECIALLY
PERTAINING TO AREA VISITORS.

CLOSELY MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS FOR
OFFICIAL STORM INFORMATION. LISTEN FOR 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
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THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC AROUND 6 AM EDT, OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1110 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT, CURRENTLY ABOUT 300 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
THE NC COAST, WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH TUESDAY.
SEAS OF 7 TO 10 FEET IN LONG PERIOD SWELLS, UPWARDS OF 13 TO 15
SECONDS, WILL BEGIN IMPACTING THE COASTAL WATERS LATER TONIGHT.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM OREGON INLET
SOUTH TO CAPE LOOKOUT HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH A TROPICAL STORM
WATCH. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL REMAIN FOR
THE NORTHERN WATERS OFF DUCK AND SOUTHERN WATERS OFF ONSLOW BAY,
HOWEVER SHOULD THE TROPICAL SYSTEM MAKE CLOSER APPROACH TO THE
WATERS, THESE AREAS MAY BE ADDED TO THE TROPICAL WATCH LATER.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECAST FOR UPDATES.

AMZ158-291500-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SW.Y.0002.160829T0900Z-160831T0000Z/
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1110 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
5 AM MONDAY TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* SEAS...4 TO 7 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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
427 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR ALL BEACHES FROM SURF CITY TO
DUCK...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION 8 WILL APPROACH THE OUTER BANKS MONDAY AND
TUESDAY AND GENERATE SIGNIFICANT LONG PERIOD SWELLS THAT WILL LEAD
TO DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

NCZ095-098-103-104-290830-
/O.NEW.KMHX.BH.S.0011.160829T0000Z-160830T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
427 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM SURF CITY TO DUCK

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE BEST CHANCE FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL
  BE A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE...WHICH OCCURS BETWEEN
  1130 AM AND NOON MONDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SIGNIFICANT LONG
  PERIOD SWELLS WILL MAKE CONDITIONS DANGEROUS DURING AT ALL
  TIMES.

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED,
FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO
ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
110 AM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

NCZ098-300515-
ONSLOW-
110 AM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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
1047 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-300300-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
1047 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT MONDAY
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

FOR MONDAY...

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.

FOR TUESDAY THRU WEDNESDAY...

A HEIGHTENED RIP CURRENT POTENTIAL WILL CONTINUE THRU THIS PERIOD
DUE TO SWELLS FROM DISTANT TROPICAL CYCLONES IN THE ATLANTIC.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1047 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

NCZ087-096-099-105-107-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053-055-300300-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
INLAND BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
1047 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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