Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
303 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

NCZ107-200100-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0070.140919T2200Z-140920T0100Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
303 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER INCLUDING DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE WATER LEVEL ON THE CAPE FEAR RIVER AT THE
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON GAUGE SHOULD REACH 5.6 FT MLLW.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 630 PM AND
  800 PM EDT.

* IMPACTS...A FEW INCHES OF WATER WILL COVER THE 300 BLOCK OF
  BATTLESHIP ROAD. PORTIONS OF USS NORTH CAROLINA ROAD WILL ALSO
  BEGIN TO FLOOD. WATER WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD OUT OF THE STORM
  DRAINS ONTO WATER STREET JUST SOUTH OF MARKET STREET IN DOWNTOWN
  WILMINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN
SOME LOW-LYING LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER.

&&

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RJD




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