Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1245 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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CRAVEN NC-CARTERET NC-
1245 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  CARTERET COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...
  CRAVEN COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF HAVELOCK...

* UNTIL 245 PM EDT

* AT 1241 PM EDT HEAVY RAIN WAS MOVING NORTH FROM THE COASTAL WATERS
INTO CARTERET AND CRAVEN COUNTIES.

FLOODING HAS ALREADY BEEN REPORTED IN MOREHEAD CITY AND OTHER AREAS
OF CARTERET COUNTY. WITH THE GROUND ALREADY SATURATED FROM HEAVY
RAINS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS...ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL ONLY
EXACERBATE THE FLOOD SITUATION.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS LIKELY IN THE
WARNED AREA THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3469 7671 3464 7711 3471 7710 3475 7713
      3480 7711 3483 7705 3483 7710 3501 7703
      3501 7697 3492 7676 3500 7669 3498 7659
      3502 7645 3475 7648 3475 7650 3468 7660
      3470 7649 3462 7651

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