Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC
FGUS72 KMHX 100418
Winter/Spring Flood Potential Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1118 PM EST Mon Jan 9 2017
...RIVER FLOOD POTENTIAL IS NEAR NORMAL THROUGH EARLY SPRING...
Historically for the Carolinas the river flood season begins in
early to mid January with the number of flood events increasing
through late winter with a peak in early spring.
Precipitation the past 30 days has been near to slightly above
normal...and stream flows are running near to slightly above
normal over the region.
Future rainfall is forecast to be above normal the next two weeks
then the longer term outlook through early spring calls for below
Based on the above data the river flood outlook through the
remainder of winter and into early spring is considered normal.
The next outlook will be issued on January 19 2017.