Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1011 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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BRUNSWICK NC-NEW HANOVER NC-
1011 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BRUNSWICK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT

* AT 1010 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN SHIFTING EAST
  TOWARD THE COAST OVER THE TIP OF CAPE FEAR. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN WITH SOME ISOLATED SPOTS UP TO 2 INCHES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WILMINGTON...OAK ISLAND...CAROLINA BEACH...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...KURE
  BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...CASWELL BEACH...BALD HEAD ISLAND...SNOWS CUT...
  OCEAN CREST PIER...FIGURE EIGHT ISLAND...SOUTH MASONBORO ISLAND...
  YAUPON BEACH...JOHNNY MERCER PIER...NORTH MASONBORO ISLAND...BOILING
  SPRING LAKES...ST. JAMES...SOUTHPORT...SILVER LAKE AND SEA BREEZE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3415 7784 3391 7795 3384 7796 3386 7801
      3388 7800 3387 7802 3389 7802 3391 7811
      3390 7836 3429 7773 3429 7772

$$

RGZ



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