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1:09 PM EST on February 07, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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34.5 °F
Feels Like 34 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 11.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 5500 ft
Windchill 34 °F
Dew Point 33 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 1.25 in
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Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KILM 071753Z AUTO 35019G27KT 3SM +RA OVC055 02/M01 A2978 RMK AO2 PK WND 01034/1738 SLP085 P0023 60077 T00221006 10028 20017 58037 $
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 5500 ft
Windchill 34 °F
Dew Point 33 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 1.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:04 AM 5:46 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KILM 071753Z AUTO 35019G27KT 3SM +RA OVC055 02/M01 A2978 RMK AO2 PK WND 01034/1738 SLP085 P0023 60077 T00221006 10028 20017 58037 $

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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


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

... The Flood Advisory has been cancelled for Pender and New Hanover
counties...

This Flood Advisory has been upgraded to a Flood Warning for these
areas.

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




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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