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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
352 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

AMZ158-040715-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
352 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH
LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... EXCEPT 3 TO
5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS AROUND 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
315 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE OFF THE SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA COAST THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A WEAK FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS TODAY WILL LIFT NORTH
TONIGHT. DIMINISHING WINDS TODAY WILL INCREASE AGAIN TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY. THESE WINDS WILL LEAD TO SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET OVER THE
SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY.

AMZ158-041000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-150705T0200Z/
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
315 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-040930-
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-
424 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE. THE RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS SLIGHTLY HIGHER
ACROSS THE SOUTH AND EAST SECTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND MAY
LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...PARTICULARLY WHEN
THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO BE MAXIMIZED ON SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
320 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-056-041930-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL HORRY-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
320 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND 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.
   MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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 BLACKSBURG VA
235 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ013>020-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-041845-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WATAUGA-WILKES-
YADKIN-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-
BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
235 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NORTH
CAROLINA...NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
THE ENTIRE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
THE MAIN CONCERN WITH THIS ACTIVITY. HOWEVER...ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
THE EVENING...WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY AS LOW PRESSURE ALOFT LINGERS OVER THE
REGION. THE UPPER LOW WILL MOVE AWAY TUESDAY ALLOWING COVERAGE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DECREASING SOMEWHAT. HOWEVER...BY
WEDNESDAY...A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL DRIFT INTO THE REGION FROM THE
WEST AND THEN STALL...WITH A RESULTANT INCREASE IN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ONCE AGAIN ACROSS THE REGION. OVERALL THE
PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER WILL BE LOW THROUGH
THE PERIOD...BUT LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE A CONCERN MOST
DAYS...ESPECIALLY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1114 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-501>506-041515-
AVERY-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-
BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-
GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN MCDOWELL-
1114 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PIEDMONT NORTH CAROLINA AND
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

IN THE VICINITY OF A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY...AND WITH ABUNDANT
MOISTURE...CONDITIONS REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
THUNDERSTORMS. ANY SUCH STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL. ISOLATED FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE...OR WHERE SOILS
ARE STILL SATURATED FROM OTHER RECENT HEAVY RAINS. A COUPLE OF THE
STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE...WITH DAMAGING WIND GUSTS THE PRIMARY
THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

GERAPETRITIS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1114 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ062>065-068>072-082-507>510-SCZ001>014-
019-041515-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-
UNION-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-
GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-
CHEROKEE-YORK-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
1114 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY STILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
AMID AREAS OF MORE WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL. ANY
SUCH STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. ISOLATED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY
IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...OR WHERE SOILS ARE STILL SATURATED FROM
OTHER RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL. A FEW OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD
BECOME SEVERE...WITH THE GREATEST CHANCE MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF
THE INTERSTATE 77 CORRIDOR THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND SMALL HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF THE STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
456 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>094-040900-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-
456 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE STRONG
WINDS, HAIL, VERY HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE STRONG
WINDS, HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
456 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

NCZ095-098-103-104-040900-
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
456 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT 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 TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE STRONG
WINDS, HAIL, VERY HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE STRONG
WINDS, HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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