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Hurricane Statement

Statement as of 5:33 PM EDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 1:45 AM EDT on May 28, 2016


This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression number two to approach the South Carolina
coastline**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* storm information:
    - about 440 miles south-southeast of Wilmington NC or about 440
      miles southeast of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 28.5n 74.7w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement west-northwest or 300 degrees at 13 mph

Situation overview
------------------

A tropical depression about 425 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach is
expected to strengthen into a tropical storm and approach the South
Carolina coast this weekend, bringing locally heavy rainfall and
moderate winds. While the center of the storm should make landfall
near Charleston, unsettled weather will develop across all of
northeastern South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - localized flooding from rainfall may occur, especially in
      low-lying and poor drainage areas. Some rivers and creeks may
      rise as a result of the rain. Small streams, creeks, and
      ditches may overflow in some locations.
    - Several storm drains and retention ponds may become full and
      begin to overflow. Some brief Road closures are possible.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - unsecured lightweight objects may be blown about.
    - Some large limbs may break from trees. A few shallow rooted or
      weak trees may snap or be knocked down. Some fences and roadway
      signs damaged.
    - Hazardous driving conditions are possible, especially for
      high profile vehicles on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages are possible.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across northeastern South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - minor overwash is possible, mainly along immediate shorelines
      and other vulnerable low-lying areas along the coast. Low spots
      along waterways and tidal creeks may also be impacted.
    - Some portions of near-shore roads and parking lots may become
      covered by surge water. Driving conditions may become hazardous
      in places where the surge covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion is possible, mainly in the
      vulnerable locations along the ocean front.
    - Minor damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers is
      possible. A few small craft may break away from moorings if not
      properly secured.
    - Navigation may be difficult near inlets and waterways, as
      navigational aids may be off station or missing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Outside preparations should be wrapped up as soon as possible before
weather conditions completely deteriorate. Any remaining evacuations
and relocations should be expedited before the onset of tropical
storm force wind.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Wilmington NC around midnight EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Tra


533 PM EDT Fri may 27 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression number two to approach the South Carolina
coastline**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* storm information:
    - about 440 miles south-southeast of Wilmington NC or about 440
      miles southeast of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 28.5n 74.7w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement west-northwest or 300 degrees at 13 mph

Situation overview
------------------

A tropical depression about 425 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach is
expected to strengthen into a tropical storm and approach the South
Carolina coast this weekend, bringing locally heavy rainfall and
moderate winds. While the center of the storm should make landfall
near Charleston, unsettled weather will develop across all of
northeastern South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - localized flooding from rainfall may occur, especially in
      low-lying and poor drainage areas. Some rivers and creeks may
      rise as a result of the rain. Small streams, creeks, and
      ditches may overflow in some locations.
    - Several storm drains and retention ponds may become full and
      begin to overflow. Some brief Road closures are possible.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - unsecured lightweight objects may be blown about.
    - Some large limbs may break from trees. A few shallow rooted or
      weak trees may snap or be knocked down. Some fences and roadway
      signs damaged.
    - Hazardous driving conditions are possible, especially for
      high profile vehicles on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages are possible.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across northeastern South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - minor overwash is possible, mainly along immediate shorelines
      and other vulnerable low-lying areas along the coast. Low spots
      along waterways and tidal creeks may also be impacted.
    - Some portions of near-shore roads and parking lots may become
      covered by surge water. Driving conditions may become hazardous
      in places where the surge covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion is possible, mainly in the
      vulnerable locations along the ocean front.
    - Minor damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers is
      possible. A few small craft may break away from moorings if not
      properly secured.
    - Navigation may be difficult near inlets and waterways, as
      navigational aids may be off station or missing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Outside preparations should be wrapped up as soon as possible before
weather conditions completely deteriorate. Any remaining evacuations
and relocations should be expedited before the onset of tropical
storm force wind.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Wilmington NC around midnight EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Tra


533 PM EDT Fri may 27 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression number two to approach the South Carolina
coastline**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* storm information:
    - about 440 miles south-southeast of Wilmington NC or about 440
      miles southeast of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 28.5n 74.7w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement west-northwest or 300 degrees at 13 mph

Situation overview
------------------

A tropical depression about 425 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach is
expected to strengthen into a tropical storm and approach the South
Carolina coast this weekend, bringing locally heavy rainfall and
moderate winds. While the center of the storm should make landfall
near Charleston, unsettled weather will develop across all of
northeastern South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - localized flooding from rainfall may occur, especially in
      low-lying and poor drainage areas. Some rivers and creeks may
      rise as a result of the rain. Small streams, creeks, and
      ditches may overflow in some locations.
    - Several storm drains and retention ponds may become full and
      begin to overflow. Some brief Road closures are possible.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - unsecured lightweight objects may be blown about.
    - Some large limbs may break from trees. A few shallow rooted or
      weak trees may snap or be knocked down. Some fences and roadway
      signs damaged.
    - Hazardous driving conditions are possible, especially for
      high profile vehicles on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages are possible.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across northeastern South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - minor overwash is possible, mainly along immediate shorelines
      and other vulnerable low-lying areas along the coast. Low spots
      along waterways and tidal creeks may also be impacted.
    - Some portions of near-shore roads and parking lots may become
      covered by surge water. Driving conditions may become hazardous
      in places where the surge covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion is possible, mainly in the
      vulnerable locations along the ocean front.
    - Minor damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers is
      possible. A few small craft may break away from moorings if not
      properly secured.
    - Navigation may be difficult near inlets and waterways, as
      navigational aids may be off station or missing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Outside preparations should be wrapped up as soon as possible before
weather conditions completely deteriorate. Any remaining evacuations
and relocations should be expedited before the onset of tropical
storm force wind.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Wilmington NC around midnight EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Tra

533 PM EDT Fri may 27 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression number two to approach the South Carolina
coastline**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Horry... coastal Horry... inland Georgetown and coastal Georgetown

* storm information:
    - about 440 miles south-southeast of Wilmington NC or about 440
      miles southeast of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 28.5n 74.7w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement west-northwest or 300 degrees at 13 mph

Situation overview
------------------

A tropical depression about 425 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach is
expected to strengthen into a tropical storm and approach the South
Carolina coast this weekend, bringing locally heavy rainfall and
moderate winds. While the center of the storm should make landfall
near Charleston, unsettled weather will develop across all of
northeastern South Carolina and southeastern North Carolina.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - localized flooding from rainfall may occur, especially in
      low-lying and poor drainage areas. Some rivers and creeks may
      rise as a result of the rain. Small streams, creeks, and
      ditches may overflow in some locations.
    - Several storm drains and retention ponds may become full and
      begin to overflow. Some brief Road closures are possible.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - unsecured lightweight objects may be blown about.
    - Some large limbs may break from trees. A few shallow rooted or
      weak trees may snap or be knocked down. Some fences and roadway
      signs damaged.
    - Hazardous driving conditions are possible, especially for
      high profile vehicles on bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages are possible.

* Surge:
protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts across northeastern South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - minor overwash is possible, mainly along immediate shorelines
      and other vulnerable low-lying areas along the coast. Low spots
      along waterways and tidal creeks may also be impacted.
    - Some portions of near-shore roads and parking lots may become
      covered by surge water. Driving conditions may become hazardous
      in places where the surge covers the Road.
    - Minor to moderate beach erosion is possible, mainly in the
      vulnerable locations along the ocean front.
    - Minor damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers is
      possible. A few small craft may break away from moorings if not
      properly secured.
    - Navigation may be difficult near inlets and waterways, as
      navigational aids may be off station or missing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Outside preparations should be wrapped up as soon as possible before
weather conditions completely deteriorate. Any remaining evacuations
and relocations should be expedited before the onset of tropical
storm force wind.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Wilmington NC around midnight EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Tra

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