Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
1032 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

...The Flood Warning continues 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 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.

&&

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/HOKN7.3.ER.170425T2045Z.170429T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1032 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until further notice.
* At 10 PM Thursday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.7 feet by
  tomorrow evening then begin falling.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Water floods some homes along Water St. in
  Grifton as well as some businesses just to the east of the bridge
  on Highway 118. Water will surround many homes in Tick Bite.
  Highway 123 just north of the bridge in Hookerton will flood. Water
  will threaten homes on Loop Road and Four Way Rd. between Snow Hill
  and Hookerton.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 8PM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Fri   Sat   Sun
  Hookerton       13  17.8 Thu 10 PM   18.7  18.5  18.2

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3543 7745 3535 7740 3534 7745
          3539 7756 3545 7774

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