Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
934 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

NCZ107-130800-
/O.CON.KILM.CF.Y.0013.160213T0400Z-160213T0800Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
934 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...AREAS BORDERING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 6.0 FEET
  MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON RIVER GAUGE. THE COASTAL FLOOD
  THRESHOLD FOR SHALLOW FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER
  IS 5.50 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...FLOODING WILL OCCUR AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE...WHICH
  IS AROUND 1 AM EST FOR DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON AND NEARBY LOCATIONS
  ON THE RIVER.

* IMPACTS...UP TO A FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF BATTLESHIP
  ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL SPREAD OUT OF
  STORM DRAINS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WATER STREET. WATER WILL SPREAD
  ONTO PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF CAPE BOULEVARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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