Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
641 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...

  CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON AFFECTING GREENE...LENOIR AND PITT
  COUNTIES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS. FLOOD WATERSWILL
WEAKEN THE BANKS MAKING THEM DANGEROUS.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICEA
LITTLE LATER.

&&

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641 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 13.5 FEET BY MONDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE CREEK CAN
  BE EXPECTED. WATER MAY BEGIN TO REACH SOME SECONDARY ROADS IN
  LENOIR COUNTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3542 7744 3535 7741 3535 7747
          3539 7756 3544 7771

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