Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
627 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

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LENOIR NC-CRAVEN NC-GREENE NC-PITT NC-
627 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN LENOIR COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN CRAVEN COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL PITT COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 626 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
  OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
  FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GRIFTON.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL LIKELY PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3544 7727 3530 7731 3536 7759 3548 7755

$$

DAG


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