Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
508 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

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WASHINGTON NC-TYRRELL NC-
508 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  TYRRELL COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 505 PM EDT RAPIDLY DEVELOPING THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DROPPED 1 TO 3
INCHES OF RAIN IN THE PAST HOUR FROM NEAR COLUMBIA TO PHELPS AND
PUNGO LAKES. THE STORMS CONTINUE TO REDEVELOP OVER THE SAME AREAS
WITH TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH 630 WHICH WILL LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING OF ROADS AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA THROUGH 630 PM.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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

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LAT...LON 3599 7605 3598 7603 3580 7611 3571 7653
      3571 7666 3596 7637 3594 7636 3595 7635
      3595 7633 3597 7629 3600 7621 3600 7609

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