Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh, NC
928 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers in North Carolina...

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

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928 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* from Friday morning until further notice, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  tomorrow late morning and continue to rise to near 9.5 feet by
  Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Farmlands and timberlands
  adjacent to the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.


                 FLD  OBSERVED                FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION         STG  STG  DAY TIME    Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue

Roanoke River
 Roanoke Rapids    9   8.4 Thu 09 PM   9.5   9.5   9.5   9.6   9.6


&&

LAT...LON 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
          3638 7761 3645 7765

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