Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
917 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON AFFECTING LENOIR 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.

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL
RADIO...MEDIA OR CABLE TV.

&&

NCC107-291417-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150201T1200Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.150116T0315Z.150120T2201Z.150201T0600Z.NO/
917 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...THE FLOOD WARNING
EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.5 FEET BY
  FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME    THU   FRI   SAT
  KINSTON         14  14.1 WED 08 AM   14.2  14.5  14.3

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3527 7757 3526 7753 3522 7754
          3522 7759 3522 7764

$$




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