Expired: Special Marine Warning For Neuse and Bay Rivers, and Pamlico Sound Until 1:15PM

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1215 PM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR…
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS…
PAMLICO SOUND…

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT

* AT 1214 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS
STORM WAS LOCATED OVER THE VICINITY OF ADAMS CREEK…OR NEAR
ORIENTAL…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
THE VICINITY OF HANCOCK CREEK…THE MOUTH OF THE NEUSE RIVER…
THE MOUTH OF THE PAMLICO RIVER…THE VICINITY OF CLUBFOOT CREEK…
THE VICINITY OF SLOCUM CREEK…THE VICINITY OF CEDAR ISLAND…
ORIENTAL…HOBUCKEN…SWANQUARTER…
CEDAR ISLAND AND MID POINT OF CHERRY BRANCH-MINNESOTT BEACH FERRY
TERMINAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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