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Hurricane Statement

Statement as of 8:02 PM EDT on May 28, 2016

Expires 10:45 PM EDT on May 28, 2016


This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**bonnie slows while rain continues across coastal south carolina**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 200 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are expected along area beaches through the
Holiday weekend.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------
* other preparedness information:
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.
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 by midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29


802 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**bonnie slows while rain continues across coastal south carolina**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 200 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are expected along area beaches through the
Holiday weekend.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------
* other preparedness information:
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.
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 by midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29


802 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**bonnie slows while rain continues across coastal south carolina**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 200 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are expected along area beaches through the
Holiday weekend.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------
* other preparedness information:
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.
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 by midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29

802 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**bonnie slows while rain continues across coastal south carolina**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 200 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are expected along area beaches through the
Holiday weekend.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------
* other preparedness information:
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.
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 by midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29

802 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**bonnie slows while rain continues across coastal south carolina**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 200 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are expected along area beaches through the
Holiday weekend.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------
* other preparedness information:
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.
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 by midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29


802 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**bonnie slows while rain continues across coastal south carolina**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 200 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.9n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement stationary

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are expected along area beaches through the
Holiday weekend.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------
* other preparedness information:
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.
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 by midnight EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29


455 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**depression strengthens into tropical storm bonnie**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 180 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are possible through Sunday.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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

* other preparedness information:
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.

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 or Parish 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 around 8 PM EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29


455 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**depression strengthens into tropical storm bonnie**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 180 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are possible through Sunday.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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

* other preparedness information:
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.

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 or Parish 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 around 8 PM EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29


455 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**depression strengthens into tropical storm bonnie**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 180 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are possible through Sunday.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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

* other preparedness information:
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.

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 or Parish 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 around 8 PM EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29

455 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**depression strengthens into tropical storm bonnie**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 180 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 31.1n 79.4w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northwest or 320 degrees at 10 mph

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

Tropical Storm Bonnie will move onto the South Carolina coast
between Charleston and Beaufort Sunday morning. The system is expected
to turn to the northeast later Sunday and slowly move near the upper
South Carolina and North Carolina coastline through Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 2 to 4 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 5 inches.

Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected
to spread across portions of Georgetown County late tonight and
Sunday. Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to
30 mph along the coast. No significant impacts from wind are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and a high risk of rip currents can be expected
beginning Sunday along the entire coast of 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.

* Other coastal hazards:
strong rip currents are possible through Sunday.

* Wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts include:
    - tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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

* other preparedness information:
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.

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 or Parish 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 around 8 PM EDT, or sooner if
conditions warrant.


29

237 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression two will approach the central South
Carolina coast this afternoon and evening and may briefly
strengthen to a weak tropical storm before landfall on Sunday
morning**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Wilmington NC or about 210
      miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.7n 79.0w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement northwest or 310 degrees at 13 mph

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

Tropical Depression Two, located about 260 miles south-southwest of Myrtle
Beach, is forecast to strengthen into a weak tropical storm as it
approaches the South Carolina coast. Landfall is predicted near
Charleston on Sunday morning. The system is expected to turn to
the northeast later Sunday while weakening and then slowly move
along the South Carolina and North Carolina coastlines Monday through
Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 1 to 3 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 4 inches.

Sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are
expected to spread across Georgetown and southern Horry counties.
Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to 30 mph
along the coast. No significant impacts from winds are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and an increased danger of strong rip currents can be
expected through Sunday along the entire coast from Georgetown
County northward to Pender County.

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
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.
    - A few roads may become impassable due to debris, particularly
      within urban or heavily wooded locations. 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 northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation and minor over-wash 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 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.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal Georgetown and Horry counties. Potential impacts include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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 deteriorate.

Always heed the advice of local officials and comply with any
orders that are issued. Remember, during the storm 9 1 1 emergency
services may not be able to immediately respond if conditions are
unsafe. This should be a big factor in your decision making.

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.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

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 6 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Kreitner


237 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression two will approach the central South
Carolina coast this afternoon and evening and may briefly
strengthen to a weak tropical storm before landfall on Sunday
morning**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Wilmington NC or about 210
      miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.7n 79.0w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement northwest or 310 degrees at 13 mph

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

Tropical Depression Two, located about 260 miles south-southwest of Myrtle
Beach, is forecast to strengthen into a weak tropical storm as it
approaches the South Carolina coast. Landfall is predicted near
Charleston on Sunday morning. The system is expected to turn to
the northeast later Sunday while weakening and then slowly move
along the South Carolina and North Carolina coastlines Monday through
Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 1 to 3 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 4 inches.

Sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are
expected to spread across Georgetown and southern Horry counties.
Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to 30 mph
along the coast. No significant impacts from winds are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and an increased danger of strong rip currents can be
expected through Sunday along the entire coast from Georgetown
County northward to Pender County.

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
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.
    - A few roads may become impassable due to debris, particularly
      within urban or heavily wooded locations. 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 northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation and minor over-wash 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 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.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal Georgetown and Horry counties. Potential impacts include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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 deteriorate.

Always heed the advice of local officials and comply with any
orders that are issued. Remember, during the storm 9 1 1 emergency
services may not be able to immediately respond if conditions are
unsafe. This should be a big factor in your decision making.

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.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

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 6 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Kreitner


237 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression two will approach the central South
Carolina coast this afternoon and evening and may briefly
strengthen to a weak tropical storm before landfall on Sunday
morning**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Wilmington NC or about 210
      miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.7n 79.0w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement northwest or 310 degrees at 13 mph

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

Tropical Depression Two, located about 260 miles south-southwest of Myrtle
Beach, is forecast to strengthen into a weak tropical storm as it
approaches the South Carolina coast. Landfall is predicted near
Charleston on Sunday morning. The system is expected to turn to
the northeast later Sunday while weakening and then slowly move
along the South Carolina and North Carolina coastlines Monday through
Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 1 to 3 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 4 inches.

Sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are
expected to spread across Georgetown and southern Horry counties.
Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to 30 mph
along the coast. No significant impacts from winds are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and an increased danger of strong rip currents can be
expected through Sunday along the entire coast from Georgetown
County northward to Pender County.

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
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.
    - A few roads may become impassable due to debris, particularly
      within urban or heavily wooded locations. 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 northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation and minor over-wash 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 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.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal Georgetown and Horry counties. Potential impacts include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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 deteriorate.

Always heed the advice of local officials and comply with any
orders that are issued. Remember, during the storm 9 1 1 emergency
services may not be able to immediately respond if conditions are
unsafe. This should be a big factor in your decision making.

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.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

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 6 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Kreitner

237 PM EDT Sat may 28 2016

This product covers southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina

**tropical depression two will approach the central South
Carolina coast this afternoon and evening and may briefly
strengthen to a weak tropical storm before landfall on Sunday
morning**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

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

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Wilmington NC or about 210
      miles south of Myrtle Beach SC
    - 30.7n 79.0w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement northwest or 310 degrees at 13 mph

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

Tropical Depression Two, located about 260 miles south-southwest of Myrtle
Beach, is forecast to strengthen into a weak tropical storm as it
approaches the South Carolina coast. Landfall is predicted near
Charleston on Sunday morning. The system is expected to turn to
the northeast later Sunday while weakening and then slowly move
along the South Carolina and North Carolina coastlines Monday through
Wednesday.

Rainfall over the next few days should average 1 to 3 inches. A few
locations may receive as much as 4 inches.

Sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are
expected to spread across Georgetown and southern Horry counties.
Elsewhere winds will range from 10 to 20 mph, with gusts to 30 mph
along the coast. No significant impacts from winds are expected
outside of the Tropical Storm Warning area.

Rough surf and an increased danger of strong rip currents can be
expected through Sunday along the entire coast from Georgetown
County northward to Pender County.

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
southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Potential
impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes is possible. 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.
    - A few roads may become impassable due to debris, particularly
      within urban or heavily wooded locations. 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 northeast South Carolina. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - localized inundation and minor over-wash 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 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.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across coastal Georgetown and Horry counties. Potential impacts include:
    - the occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
      of emergency plans during tropical events.
    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
      and communications disruptions.
    - Tornadoes can cause damage to trees, vehicles, boats, and
      buildings. Unsecured Mobile homes and poorly constructed
      structures are particularly vulnerable.

Elsewhere across southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, little to no impact is anticipated.

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 deteriorate.

Always heed the advice of local officials and comply with any
orders that are issued. Remember, during the storm 9 1 1 emergency
services may not be able to immediately respond if conditions are
unsafe. This should be a big factor in your decision making.

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.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

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 6 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Kreitner

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Maine - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
New Hampshire - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
New York - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
North Carolina - Hurricane Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Record Report
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
South Carolina - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report
Washington - Record Report
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning

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