Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH, NC
1032 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

  Cape Fear River At Fayetteville affecting Cumberland County

Widespread 6 to as much as 10 inches of rain over the past 36 hours will
cause the Cape Fear at Fayetteville to rise above flood stage this
afternoon and crest about 2 feet above flood stage around midnight tonight.

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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1032 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Cape Fear River At Fayetteville.
* from this afternoon to Saturday evening, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 33.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage this
  afternoon and continue to rise to near 35.9 feet around midnight.
  The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow late morning.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet, Flood stage. The boat ramp and lower parking
  lot at Riverside Bait and Tackle off Person Street are flooded. The
  stage and lower seating area at the Cape Fear amphitheater are
  flooded.

&&

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    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Cape Fear
 Fayetteville     35  33.9 Fri 10 AM  35.2  30.3  22.2  18.5  16.0


To convert the above stage readings to above mean sea level (ft), add
the following to the stage:

        Fayetteville:    20.52

&&

LAT...LON 3525 7865 3511 7876 3485 7875 3485 7886
          3514 7890 3526 7876

$$




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