Fair Bluff, NC (28439)

7:13 PM EDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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79.3 °F
Feels Like 84 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ENE

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Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:20 AM 8:23 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KCPC 232300Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM RA SCT046 BKN050 BKN070 26/23 A2997 RMK AO2 T02610229
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:20 AM 8:23 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KCPC 232300Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM RA SCT046 BKN050 BKN070 26/23 A2997 RMK AO2 T02610229

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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 7:03 PM EDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
northwestern Columbus County in southeastern North Carolina...

* until 800 PM EDT

* at 703 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Whiteville... Chadbourn... Lake Waccamaw... Boardman... Redbug...
southeastern Community College... Hallsboro... Evergreen...
Brunswick and Columbus regional healthcare system.

This includes US Route 74 between mile markers 375 and 400.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or imminent.


Lat... Lon 3446 7882 3447 7875 3429 7851 3417 7867
      3437 7899 3439 7898 3440 7897 3442 7897
      3444 7896 3445 7894 3446 7890 3448 7887


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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:31 PM EDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am to 8 PM EDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM EDT Sunday.

* Heat index values... up to 106.

* Temperatures... in the low to mid 90s.

* Timing... the hottest heat index values will occur during the
late afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

To reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned
environments.

Never leave children or pets unattended in a closed up vehicle
during the day. In just 15 minutes... temperatures inside the
vehicle could easily surpass 140 degrees. Outdoor livestock and
pets will also need plenty of shade... a well ventilated
environment... and plenty of accessible drinking water.



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Special Statement
Issued: 6:53 PM EDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Special Weather Statement for southwestern Bladen and northwestern
Columbus counties until 745 PM EDT...

At 653 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Whiteville... moving west at 20 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Whiteville... Chadbourn... Redbug... southeastern Community College...
Williams... Hallsboro... Abbottsburg... Evergreen... Elkton... Emerson...
Brunswick... Clarkton and Columbus regional healthcare system.

This includes US Route 74 between mile markers 380 and 401.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Thunderstorms can pose a variety of threats including gusty winds...
small hail... cloud to ground lightning... and localized flooding. It
is recommended that you remain indoors until the storms pass.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to minor flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3450 7851 3417 7857 3421 7880 3445 7893
      3446 7890 3448 7887 3449 7887 3450 7885
      3451 7884 3452 7886 3452 7885 3454 7886
      3453 7882
time... Mot... loc 2253z 102deg 15kt 3433 7872


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653 PM EDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Special Weather Statement for southwestern Bladen and northwestern
Columbus counties until 745 PM EDT...

At 653 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Whiteville... moving west at 20 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Whiteville... Chadbourn... Redbug... southeastern Community College...
Williams... Hallsboro... Abbottsburg... Evergreen... Elkton... Emerson...
Brunswick... Clarkton and Columbus regional healthcare system.

This includes US Route 74 between mile markers 380 and 401.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Thunderstorms can pose a variety of threats including gusty winds...
small hail... cloud to ground lightning... and localized flooding. It
is recommended that you remain indoors until the storms pass.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to minor flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3450 7851 3417 7857 3421 7880 3445 7893
      3446 7890 3448 7887 3449 7887 3450 7885
      3451 7884 3452 7886 3452 7885 3454 7886
      3453 7882
time... Mot... loc 2253z 102deg 15kt 3433 7872


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