Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WGUS41 KAKQ 220242
FLWAKQ
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1042 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

...Observed flooding changed from Moderate to Moderate severity for
the following rivers in North Carolina...
...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in North Carolina...
  Cashie River Near Windsor affecting Bertie County

For the Lower Roanoke Basin...including Windsor...Moderate flooding
is occurring... with Major flooding forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please use extreme caution if venturing near riverbanks. Move to
higher ground immediately should rising water threaten your safety.

Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at
www.weather.gov/akq.  Click on the Rivers and Lakes icon beneath the
point and click forecast map.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio for further updates...


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1042 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Cashie River Near Windsor
* until Friday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 07:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.6 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday early afternoon.
* At 15.0 feet...US Highway 13 Business, US Highway 17, and Hoggard
  Mill Road are inundated.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 15.7 feet on
Oct 1 2010.

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LAT...LON  3610 7712 3610 7695 3595 7684 3593 7693


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