Expired: Special Marine Warning For Albemarle Sound and Alligator River Until 2:15pm.

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
141 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR…
ALBEMARLE SOUND…
ALLIGATOR RIVER…

* UNTIL 215 PM EDT

* AT 141 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED OVER ALLIGATOR RIVER BRIDGE…OR OVER THE MOUTH OF THE
ALLIGATOR RIVER…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
THE MOUTH OF THE ALLIGATOR RIVER…ALLIGATOR RIVER BRIDGE AND KILL
DEVIL HILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS…HIGH WAVES…DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING…AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE…KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.