Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
958 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...The Flood Warning is extended 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.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio...local
radio...media or cable TV.

&&

NCC079-107-147-021458-
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/HOKN7.1.ER.150301T1400Z.150305T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

The Flood Warning extended for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Sunday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.7 feet by
  early Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low land flooding adjacent to the creek can
  be expected. Water may begin to reach some secondary roads in
  Lenoir County.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Mon   Tue   Wed
  Hookerton       13  13.0 Sun 09 AM   13.2  13.5  13.6

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

$$



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