Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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WGUS42 KMHX 141421
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
1021 AM EDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...

  NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER NEAR CHINQUAPIN AFFECTING DUPLIN 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.

&&

NCC061-151421-
/O.NEW.KMHX.FL.W.0014.140914T1800Z-140916T1800Z/
/CHIN7.1.ER.140914T1800Z.140915T0600Z.140916T1200Z.NO/
1021 AM EDT SUN SEP 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER NEAR CHINQUAPIN.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO TUESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 13.2 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...MINOR LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER WILL OCCUR. TRIBUTARIES TO THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER WILL
  ALSO LIKELY PRODUCE LOW LAND FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3491 7779 3481 7777 3472 7786 3472 7798
          3482 7791 3491 7792

$$




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