Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
1244 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON AFFECTING LENOIR COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL
RADIO...MEDIA OR CABLE TV.

&&

NCC107-200514-
/O.CAN.KMHX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140920T1012Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140914T0722Z.140917T1300Z.140920T0246Z.NO/
1244 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* AT 12 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.9 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 10:46 PM FRIDAY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 11.6 FEET BY TOMORROW
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...WATER WILL BEGIN TO OVERFLOW INTO LOWLANDS
  ADJACENT TO THE RIVER.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   SUN   MON   TUE
  KINSTON         14  13.9 SAT 12 AM   12.5  10.6   9.6

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3527 7757 3526 7753 3522 7754
          3522 7759 3522 7764

$$



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