Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
737 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

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

  CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON AFFECTING GREENE...LENOIR AND PITT
  COUNTIES

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.

&&

NCC079-107-147-260037-
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/HOKN7.1.ER.150115T0230Z.150118T1600Z.150129T0000Z.NO/
737 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THE FLOOD
WARNING EXTENDED FOR
  THE CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON.
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.2 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.2 FEET BY
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING
  AREAS ADJACENT TO CREEK CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME    SUN   MON   TUE
  HOOKERTON       13  13.2 SAT 07 PM   13.1  13.1  13.1

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3542 7744 3535 7741 3535 7747
          3539 7756 3544 7771

$$



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