Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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WGUS42 KMHX 281418
FLWMHX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
918 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
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.

CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS. FLOOD WATERS WILL
WEAKEN THE BANKS MAKING THEM DANGEROUS.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE A
LITTLE LATER.

&&

NCC079-107-147-291418-
/O.NEW.KMHX.FL.W.0005.150128T1800Z-150130T1800Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.150128T1800Z.150128T1800Z.150130T1200Z.NO/
918 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE THIS
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING
  AREAS ADJACENT TO CREEK CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&

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

$$




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