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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1006 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE LOOKOUT  TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT

* AT 1005 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED 12 NM
  NORTHEAST OF WR2...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AR340...AR330...BIG TEN FATHOM...NORTHWEST PLACES...AR355...AR345
  AND AR342.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3467 7702 3467 7699 3468 7701 3470 7698
      3442 7647 3406 7707 3433 7739
TIME...MOT...LOC 1405Z 215DEG 33KT 3411 7730 

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