Ash, NC (28420)

1:28 PM EST on February 07, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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36.1 °F
Feels Like 29 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 17.5 mph

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Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 2.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1300 ft
Overcast 1800 ft
Windchill 29 °F
Dew Point 33 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.91 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:06 AM 5:49 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KCPC 071815Z AUTO 35006G15KT 2 1/2SM RA BKN013 OVC018 02/01 A2988 RMK AO2 P0001 T00170005
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 2.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1300 ft
Overcast 1800 ft
Windchill 29 °F
Dew Point 33 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall 0.91 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:06 AM 5:49 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KCPC 071815Z AUTO 35006G15KT 2 1/2SM RA BKN013 OVC018 02/01 A2988 RMK AO2 P0001 T00170005

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 1:03 PM EST Feb. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Pender County in southeastern North Carolina...
northeastern Columbus County in southeastern North Carolina...
Brunswick County in southeastern North Carolina...
central Bladen County in southeastern North Carolina...
New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...

* until 400 PM EST

* at 103 PM EST... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. That heavy rain will
cause flooding. 2 to 3 inches of rain have fallen... and more heavy
rain is forecast through this evening. An additional 2 to 3 inches
of rain is possible in a few locations.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wilmington... Leland... Oak Island... Carolina Beach... Burgaw... Shallotte...
Elizabethtown... Wrightsville Beach... Kure Beach... Surf City... Holden
Beach... Ocean Isle Beach... Caswell Beach... Bald Head Island... Snows
Cut... Ocean Crest pier... Rich Inlet... Yaupon Beach... south Masonboro
Island and Figure Eight Island.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 40 between mile markers 388 and 416.
Interstate 140 US Route 74 between mile markers 403 and 434.
US Route 17 in Brunswick County between mile markers 11 and 44.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
Flooding may persist well after the rainfall comes to an end. People
in or near locations susceptible to flooding should take necessary
precautions immediately.

Please report flooding to the National Weather Service in Wilmington
at 800 6 9 7 3901 when you can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3432 7769 3417 7783 3384 7796 3389 7803
      3391 7814 3389 7842 3485 7866 3486 7850
      3455 7825 3472 7811 3472 7768 3448 7758
      3444 7752


Jdw


Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:07 PM EST Feb. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... The Flood Advisory remains in effect until 300 PM EST for
Columbus... southwestern Brunswick... western Bladen... southeastern
Robeson and Horry counties...

At 105 PM EST... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
1 to 2 inches of rain have fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Myrtle Beach... Lumberton... Conway... North Myrtle Beach... Whiteville...
Surfside Beach... Elizabethtown... Sunset Beach... Ocean Isle Beach... North
Myrtle Beach Airport... springmaid pier... Socastee... Little River... Myrtle
Beach Airport... Red Hill... Cherry Grove Inlet... Garden City... Iredell...
Carolina Shores and Fairmont.

Additional rainfall of 1 to as much as 2 inches is expected over the
area. This additional rain will make minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where water covers the roadway. Low lying areas like retention
ponds and drainage ditches become hidden from view when flooded.
Flood waters are usually deeper than they appear. When encountering
flooded roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.
It takes only a few inches of flowing water to carry vehicles away.


Lat... Lon 3380 7872 3357 7900 3394 7912 3420 7916
      3430 7907 3441 7921 3484 7891 3485 7864
      3389 7839 3389 7841


Jdw


1247 PM EST sun Feb 7 2016

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina... including the following areas... in southeast North
Carolina... coastal Brunswick... coastal New Hanover... coastal
Pender... Columbus... inland Brunswick... inland New Hanover and
inland Pender. In northeast South Carolina... coastal
Georgetown... inland Georgetown... coastal Horry and inland
Horry.

* Until 10 PM EST this evening

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall from an intensifying storm
system moving up the southeast U.S. Coast... will produce
rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches... with isolated higher
amounts along the immediate coast. The recent heavy rainfall
from several days ago has not been able to completely run off or
be absorbed by the local grounds. As a result... any new rainfall
additions could quickly lead to flooding.

* Low-lying... poor drainage... ditches along roadways... near
streams and creeks... and prone locations such as intersections
all could ... easily flood resulting in possible life
threatening driving hazards.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current rainfall forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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Wind Advisory
Issued: 12:52 PM EST Feb. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening...

* winds and timing... north winds at 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45
to 50 mph. Winds will become northwest at the same speeds early
this evening followed by a diminishing trend from mid- evening
thru the night.

* Impacts... the grounds across the watch area remain saturated
from the recent heavy rainfall of late last week. As a
result... poorly rooted and weak trees could easily be blown
down. Some power outages are also possible from these strong
winds. Motorists need to remain alert especially when
traveling across open roadways... and bridges and overpasses.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that strong winds are expected. The strong
winds can make driving difficult... especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution. Make sure light weight outside
furniture and garbage cans are properly secured.



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