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Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued May 20 at 7:00AM EDT until May 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Newport/Morehead City NC

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents. * WHERE...The beaches north of Cape Hatteras. * WHEN...Through this evening. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The most likely time for strong rip currents to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide, which will occur around noon.

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Area
Northern Outer Banks; Hatteras Island

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 20 at 6:29AM EDT by NWS Raleigh NC

Fog and low overcast may lower and locally reduce visibility to one quarter mile through 9 AM. Motorists are encouraged to slow down and allow for extra following distance.

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Area
Person; Granville; Vance; Warren; Alamance; Orange; Durham; Franklin; Randolph; Chatham; Wake; Stanly; Montgomery; Moore; Lee; Anson; Richmond

Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued May 20 at 4:38AM EDT until May 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents are expected. * WHERE...Eastern Currituck County. * WHEN...Through this evening. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

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Area
Eastern Currituck; Virginia Beach

Beach Hazards Statement

Beach Hazards Statement issued May 20 at 4:24AM EDT until May 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington NC

* WHAT...Strong north to south longshore current. There is also a Moderate Risk of rip currents for the beaches of New Hanover County. * WHERE...In North Carolina, Coastal New Hanover County. In South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown County. * WHEN...From 6 AM EDT Monday through Monday evening. * IMPACTS...Longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip currents, piers, jetties, and other hazardous areas. It may sweep swimmers off their feet, making it difficult to return to shore.

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Area
Coastal New Hanover; Coastal Georgetown

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued May 20 at 1:50AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Recent observations and traffic cameras show fog developing over inland portions of Virginia. Currently, the lowest visibilities are from I-95 and points to the west. Fog is expected to expand further and become more widespread closer to sunrise with visibilities between a quarter and one half mile. Visibilities could drop below a quarter mile at times. Motorists should be alert for sudden changes in visibility due to the areas of dense fog. Drive at reduced speeds...watch for children at school bus stops...and use low beam headlights only.

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Area
Northampton; Fluvanna; Prince Edward; Cumberland; Goochland; Caroline; Mecklenburg; Lunenburg; Nottoway; Amelia; Powhatan; Brunswick; Dinwiddie; Prince George; Charles City; New Kent; Greensville; Sussex; Southampton; Western Louisa; Eastern Louisa; Western Hanover; Eastern Hanover; Western Chesterfield; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Eastern Henrico; Western King William; Eastern King William; Western King and Queen; Eastern King and Queen; Western Essex; Eastern Essex
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Currently

Fog/Mist 55°F
30.01in
Barometer
100%
Humidity
North 0.0mph
Wind
Fog/Mist

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