Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
906 PM EDT SUN SEP 14 2014

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

  NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER NEAR CHINQUAPIN AFFECTING DUPLIN COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES 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.

&&

NCC061-160106-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140917T0000Z/
/CHIN7.1.ER.140914T1952Z.140915T1200Z.140916T1800Z.NO/
906 PM EDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
EXTENDED FOR
  THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER NEAR CHINQUAPIN.
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.2 FEET BY
  TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...MINOR LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER WILL OCCUR. TRIBUTARIES TO THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER WILL
  ALSO LIKELY PRODUCE LOW LAND FLOODING.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   MON   TUE   WED
  CHINQUAPIN      13  13.1 SUN 08 PM   13.2  12.9  12.4

LAT...LON 3491 7779 3481 7777 3472 7786 3472 7798
          3482 7791 3491 7792

$$

NCC107-160106-
/O.CON.KMHX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140914T0722Z.140917T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
906 PM EDT SUN SEP 14 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.7 FEET BY
  EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED. CAMP GROUNDS AND PICNIC AREAS AT THE NATURE
  CENTER IN KINSTON BEGIN TO FLOOD.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   MON   TUE   WED
  KINSTON         14  14.8 SUN 08 PM   15.7  16.5  16.5

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

$$



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