Harkers Island, NC (28531)

7:24 PM EDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Whitehurst Creek | | Change Station

Elev 20 ft 34.74 °N, 76.55 °W | Updated 11 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
75.7 °F
Feels Like 75 °F
N
1.3
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 2.5 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.68 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2300 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5500 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Heat Index 75 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 8:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KMRH 242258Z AUTO 21011KT 10SM FEW023 BKN055 OVC110 24/22 A2967 RMK AO2 RAB24E44 SLP048 P0002 T02440217 TSNO
Pressure 29.68 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2300 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5500 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Heat Index 75 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 8:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KMRH 242258Z AUTO 21011KT 10SM FEW023 BKN055 OVC110 24/22 A2967 RMK AO2 RAB24E44 SLP048 P0002 T02440217 TSNO

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Tornado Watch
Issued: 7:03 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 266 remains in effect until 1200 am EDT for the
following locations


NC
. North Carolina counties included are

Alamance Anson Beaufort
Bladen Carteret Caswell
Chatham Craven Cumberland
Dare Davidson Duplin
Durham Edgecombe Forsyth
Franklin Granville Greene
Guilford Halifax Harnett
Hoke Hyde Johnston
Jones Lee Lenoir
Martin Montgomery Moore
Nash Onslow Orange
Pamlico Pender person
Pitt Randolph Richmond
Robeson Rockingham Sampson
Scotland Stanly Stokes
Surry Tyrrell Vance
wake Warren Washington
Wayne Wilkes Wilson
Yadkin




Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 6:26 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southeastern Craven... central
Carteret and southwestern Pamlico counties...

At 626 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Pine Knoll
Shores, or 7 miles south of Newport, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Havelock, Morehead City, Newport, Merrimon, Pine Knoll Shores, Cherry
Branch Ferry terminal, Minnesott Beach Ferry, Michael j Smith
Airport, Oceana pier, Fort Macon State Park, Arapahoe, Minnesott
Beach and Indian Beach.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3464 7703 3514 7689 3507 7641 3466 7668
      3468 7681
time... Mot... loc 2226z 210deg 31kt 3469 7690


Sgk

413 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Thursday
evening...

* hazards... high risk of rip currents.

* Location... Cape Hatteras south.

* Timing and tides... the most likely time for strong rip currents
to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide, which will
occur around 2 PM Thursday.

* Surf height... 5 to 8 feet south of Cape Hatteras.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight the current.
Swim in a direction following the shoreline. When out of the
current, swim back to shore. If tired, float or tread water until
out of the rip current. If unable to escape, face the shore and
call or wave for help.