Weather Alerts

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • Currituck

NCZ102-071200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.WI.Y.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T0900Z/
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...COROLLA
421 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM EST
MONDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ABOVE 30 MPH OR
WIND GUSTS ABOVE 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE CAN
DOWN OLD OR WEAKENED TREES OR TREE LIMBS...AND CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

&&

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High Surf Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

NCZ102-VAZ098-071200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.160207T1800Z-160208T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SU.Y.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1500Z/
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
544 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY. A COASTAL FLOOD
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY.

* LOCATION: SANDBRIDGE BEACH SOUTH INTO OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK.

* TIMING: MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A
FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY
MORNING.

* WAVES: NEARSHORE SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

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ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/07 PM 2.8 2.3 0.5 2 NONE
07/07 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 3 NONE
07/08 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 5-6 NONE
08/08 AM 4.5 3.0 1.5 3-5 NONE
08/08 PM 3.7 2.6 1.1 2 NONE
09/09 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 2 NONE

DUCK NC
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/06 PM 3.3 3.0 0.3 3 NONE
07/06 AM 4.7 3.9 0.8 4-5 NONE
07/07 PM 5.4 3.2 2.2 8-9 MINOR
08/07 AM 5.9 4.0 1.9 8-10 MODERATE
08/07 PM 4.3 3.4 0.9 6-7 NONE
09/08 AM 4.8 4.1 0.7 4 NONE

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Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • Currituck
  • City of Virginia Beach

NCZ102-VAZ098-071200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0003.160207T1800Z-160208T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SU.Y.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1500Z/
OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-VIRGINIA BEACH-
544 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY. A COASTAL FLOOD
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY.

* LOCATION: SANDBRIDGE BEACH SOUTH INTO OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK.

* TIMING: MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED WITHIN A
FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY
MORNING.

* WAVES: NEARSHORE SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET WILL LEAD TO BEACH EROSION.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL VA
MINOR 5.0 FT, MODERATE 5.5 FT, MAJOR 6.0 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/07 PM 2.8 2.3 0.5 2 NONE
07/07 AM 3.8 2.9 0.9 3 NONE
07/08 PM 4.1 2.4 1.7 5-6 NONE
08/08 AM 4.5 3.0 1.5 3-5 NONE
08/08 PM 3.7 2.6 1.1 2 NONE
09/09 AM 4.0 3.1 0.9 2 NONE

DUCK NC
MINOR 5.5 FT, MODERATE 6.0 FT, MAJOR 6.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
06/06 PM 3.3 3.0 0.3 3 NONE
07/06 AM 4.7 3.9 0.8 4-5 NONE
07/07 PM 5.4 3.2 2.2 8-9 MINOR
08/07 AM 5.9 4.0 1.9 8-10 MODERATE
08/07 PM 4.3 3.4 0.9 6-7 NONE
09/08 AM 4.8 4.1 0.7 4 NONE

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Coastal Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

NCZ103-104-071145-
/O.CON.KMHX.CF.W.0002.160207T1500Z-160208T2100Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
637 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO
4 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...AREAS ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND FROM THE
VICINITY OF COLLINGTON HARBOR SOUTH THROUGH OCRACOKE. OCEAN
SIDE LOCATIONS FROM CAPE HATTERAS NORTH.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVEL RISES OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE
NORMAL ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOUND SIDE LOCATIONS. FOR THE BEACHES
WATER LEVEL RISES WILL BE 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL IN A
COMBINATION OF STORM SURGE AND WAVE RUNUP...ESPECIALLY FROM
CAPE HATTERAS NORTH. THERE WILL ALSO BE LARGE BATTERING WAVES
RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT EROSION AND SOME OVERWASH AND
INUNDATION.

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY. IMPACTS
OCEAN SIDE WILL PEAK WITH THE HIGH TIDE CYCLE MONDAY MORNING
INTO EARLY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT EROSION...OCEAN OVERWASH...AND
INUNDATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE ENTIRE OUTER BANKS FROM
CAPE HATTERAS NORTHWARD. VULNERABLE STRUCTURES IN THE SURF
ZONE COULD SUSTAIN DAMAGE FROM THE LARGE BREAKING WAVES.
HIGHWAY 12 WILL LIKELY BECOME INUNDATED AND POTENTIALLY
IMPASSABLE IN TYPICALLY PRONE LOCATIONS FROM BOTH OCEAN AND
SOUND SIDE FLOODING. MODERATE SOUND SIDE FLOODING COULD ALSO
IMPACT ROADS AND PROPERTIES ADJACENT TO THE PAMLICO SOUND AND
ITS TIDAL CREEKS. PORTIONS OF BUXTON... FRISCO...HATTERAS
VILLAGE...AND OCRACOKE VILLAGE COULD SEE 1 TO 3 FEET OF
INUNDATION ABOVE GROUND IN SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

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High Wind Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

NCZ095-103-104-071115-
/O.CON.KMHX.HW.W.0001.160207T1400Z-160208T0900Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...NEWPORT...
ATLANTIC BEACH...EMERALD ISLE...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...MANTEO...
RODANTHE...BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE...OCRACOKE
612 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE
SATURATED SOILS FROM RECENT RAINFALL MAKING TREES MORE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO FALLING. STRONG WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND LOOSE
OBJECTS AND CREATE ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

NCZ046-047-080-081-092>094-098-071115-
/O.CON.KMHX.WI.Y.0005.160207T1400Z-160208T0900Z/
TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-BEAUFORT-MAINLAND HYDE-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-
ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...GUM NECK...MANNS HARBOR...
STUMPY POINT...EAST LAKE...WASHINGTON...CHOCOWINITY...BELHAVEN...
BATH...AURORA...ENGELHARD...FAIRFIELD...PONZER...SCRANTON...
SWANQUARTER...MAYSVILLE...POLLOCKSVILLE...TRENTON...NEW BERN...
HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...COVE CITY...ORIENTAL...BAYBORO...
ARAPAHOE...VANDEMERE...JACKSONVILLE...RICHLANDS...SWANSBORO...
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH
612 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM EST
MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS MAY BLOW AROUND LOOSE OBJECTS AND CREATE
ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

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.

&&

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Isle of Wight
  • City of Suffolk

VAC093-175-620-800-070820-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
/FKNV2.1.ER.160206T0030Z.160206T1945Z.160208T1800Z.NO/
320 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Blackwater River Above Franklin
* until Monday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 02:45 PM Saturday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 10.8 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Monday early afternoon.
* At 11.8 feet...A portion of State Route 611 in Southampton County,
Joyners Bridge Road, is innundated. A portion of State Route 619,
in Isle of Wight County, is flooded.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 10.8 feet on
Jul 7 2015.

&&

LAT...LON 3673 7698 3686 7692 3689 7685 3686 7680
3670 7687 3661 7685 3661 7700

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