Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH, NC
1238 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers in North Carolina...

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties
  Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

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1238 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* from Thursday morning until further notice, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 11:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is expected to rise above flood stage by late Wednesday
  morning and continue to rise to near 11.2 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet, Moderate flooding of homes and other
  structures along the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.

                 FLD  OBSERVED                FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION         STG  STG  DAY TIME    Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon

Roanoke River
 Roanoke Rapids    9   7.5 Wed 12 PM   8.6  11.2  10.9  11.0  11.1

&&

LAT...LON 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
          3638 7761 3645 7765

$$

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1238 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck.
* from Thursday evening until further notice, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is expected to rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening
  and continue to rise to near 30.8 feet by Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet, There is widespread flooding on the left
  banks.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.

                 FLD  OBSERVED                FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION         STG  STG  DAY TIME    Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon

Roanoke River
 Scotland Neck    28  21.1 Wed 12 PM  25.0  29.8  30.8  30.8  30.7

&&

LAT...LON 3635 7750 3633 7742 3611 7721 3608 7727
          3628 7748 3628 7759

$$




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