Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
954 AM EDT Tue May 16 2017

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

  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.

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.

&&

NCC107-171354-
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/KINN7.1.ER.170516T1800Z.170518T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
954 AM EDT Tue May 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Neuse River At Kinston.
* from this afternoon until further notice...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 9 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 14.1 feet by early Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Water will begin to overflow into lowlands
  adjacent to the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3538 7744 3535 7739 3522 7750
       3521 7761 3520 7780 3525 7779

$$




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