• Hurricane Statement

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    NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-121130- Tropical Storm Michael Local Statement Advisory Number 22 National Weather Service Raleigh NC AL142018 1116 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 This product covers central North Carolina **Tropical Storm Michael Pushes Northeast of Central North Carolina** NEW INFORMATION --------------- * CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - All watches and warnings have been canceled * CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None * STORM INFORMATION: - About 170 miles east-northeast of Raleigh NC or about 220 miles east-northeast of Greensboro NC - 37.1N 76.1W - Storm Intensity 50 mph - Movement Northeast or 55 degrees at 25 mph SITUATION OVERVIEW ------------------ The impacts from Tropical Storm Michael have diminished across central North Carolina. The center, now located over the DELMARVA Peninsula, is expected to continue offshore into the Atlantic overnight. Additional sub-tropical storm force wind gusts will remain possible overnight, with drier conditions prevailing by Friday morning. POTENTIAL IMPACTS ----------------- * WIND: A few additional wind gusts will remain possible, but little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across central North Carolina. * FLOODING RAIN: Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across central North Carolina. Ongoing Flash Flooding will recede overnight, and transition to primarily a lingering river flooding threat through the end of the weekend. * TORNADOES: No impacts are anticipated at this time across central North Carolina. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS ---------------------------------- * OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION: Limit travel overnight until conditions improve. When going outside be sure to stay away from downed power lines, hazardous debris and flooded areas. Be alert for any lingering wind gusts which could take down weakened trees and/or power lines, collapse damaged structures, or cause flying debris. Be alert for potential flooding from rising rivers and streams which may have yet to crest. Remain informed of the latest river forecasts and heed any flood watches and warnings. * ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: - For information on appropriate preparations see readync.org - For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org - For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org NEXT UPDATE ----------- As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement issued by the National Weather Service in Raleigh NC regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. $$

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