Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
101 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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CARTERET NC-CRAVEN NC-
101 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  CARTERET COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN CRAVEN COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT

* AT 101 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN AND AN ADDITIONAL ONE
  TO TWO INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HAVELOCK...MOREHEAD CITY...NEWPORT...HARKERS ISLAND...CAPE
  CARTERET...MERRIMON...STRAITS...PINE KNOLL SHORES...BOGUE INLET
  PIER...FORT MACON STATE PARK...MICHAEL J SMITH AIRPORT...OCEANA
  PIER...CHERRY BRANCH FERRY TERMINAL...RACHEL CARSON ESTUARINE
  RESERVE AND INDIAN BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3461 7708 3495 7703 3496 7649 3464 7656

$$

DAG



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