Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
350 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ107-060300-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0026.160505T2300Z-160506T0300Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
350 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATION...PORTIONS OF THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER TO INCLUDE
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK ABOVE 6 FEET
  MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON TIDE GAUGE.

* TIMING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 9 PM.

* IMPACTS...THE LOWEST PORTIONS OF U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD AND
  BATTLESHIP ROAD WILL BE COVERED WITH A FEW INCHES OF WATER. WATER
  WILL BEGIN TO TO SPREAD OUT OF THE STORM DRAINS ONTO WATER
  STREET...JUST SOUTH OF MARKET STREET IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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