Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
828 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...
  Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton affecting Greene...Lenoir and Pitt
  Counties
  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.

&&

NCC079-107-147-050128-
/O.CON.KMHX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.150301T1400Z.150306T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
828 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8 PM Tuesday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by
  early Friday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flood stage. Minor flooding of low lying
  areas adjacent to creek can be expected.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7PM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed   Thu   Fri
  Hookerton       13  13.4 Tue 08 PM   13.4  13.4  13.5

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3542 7744 3535 7741 3535 7747
          3539 7756 3544 7771

$$

NCC107-050128-
/O.CON.KMHX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.150302T1730Z.150308T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
828 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neuse River At Kinston.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7 PM Tuesday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.1 feet by
  early Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor low land flooding adjacent to the
  river can be expected.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7PM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Wed   Thu   Fri
  Kinston         14  14.7 Tue 08 PM   14.9  14.9  15.0

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

$$



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