Expired: Special Marine Warning For Albemarle Sound Until 4:00 PM

Written by on June 23, 2018 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
320 PM EDT SAT JUN 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for…
Albemarle Sound…

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 320 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Highway 94
Bridge, or near Albemarle Sound, moving northeast at 25 knots.

HAZARD…Wind gusts to 40 knots and large hail.

SOURCE…Radar.

IMPACT…Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
suddenly higher waves. Large hail could result in
structural damage.

* Locations impacted include…
Highway 94 Bridge, Albemarle Sound, Bull Bay/scuppernong River, The
Mouth Of The Perquimans River, The Center Of The Albemarle Sound
and Edenton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If caught on the
open water stay below deck if possible, keep away from ungrounded
metal objects.

Report severe weather to the Coast Guard or the National Weather
Service.

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