Outer Banks Dare Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:20 PM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of eastern North Carolina, including the following
areas, Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Jones, Mainland Dare,
Mainland Hyde, Onslow, Outer Banks Dare, Outer Banks Hyde,
Pamlico, Tyrrell, and Washington.

* Until 6 PM EST this evening

* heavy rain will continue through late afternoon before
tapering off this evening. Storm total rainfall amounts will
range from 1 to 3 inches, with localized higher amounts.

* This rainfall could produce flash flooding, particularly in
poor drainage areas near creeks, streams and ditches. Street
flooding is likely. In addition, the ground remains saturated
due to heavy rainfall over the last few weeks. As a result, it
will not take much rainfall to produce flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





733 am EST Thu Nov 15 2018

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... beaches from Carteret County north to the Outer
Banks.

* Surf height... building to 8 feet or more.

* Timing... into this evening.

* Impacts... dangerous surf and rip currents. Minor beach erosion.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:40 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 9 PM EST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 9 PM EST this evening.

* Winds... southeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 40 to 45 mph.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph or
gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.





Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:20 PM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of eastern North Carolina, including the following
areas, Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Jones, Mainland Dare,
Mainland Hyde, Onslow, Outer Banks Dare, Outer Banks Hyde,
Pamlico, Tyrrell, and Washington.

* Until 6 PM EST this evening

* heavy rain will continue through late afternoon before
tapering off this evening. Storm total rainfall amounts will
range from 1 to 3 inches, with localized higher amounts.

* This rainfall could produce flash flooding, particularly in
poor drainage areas near creeks, streams and ditches. Street
flooding is likely. In addition, the ground remains saturated
due to heavy rainfall over the last few weeks. As a result, it
will not take much rainfall to produce flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





733 am EST Thu Nov 15 2018

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EST this
evening...

* locations... beaches from Carteret County north to the Outer
Banks.

* Surf height... building to 8 feet or more.

* Timing... into this evening.

* Impacts... dangerous surf and rip currents. Minor beach erosion.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.