Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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WGUS42 KMHX 280235
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
935 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
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 FLOODDEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS. FLOOD WATERSWILL
WEAKEN THE BANKS MAKING THEM DANGEROUS.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICEA
LITTLE LATER.

&&

NCC107-290235-
/O.NEW.KMHX.FL.W.0017.141229T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.141229T0000Z.150102T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
935 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EVENING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 16.8 FEET BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED. CAMP GROUNDS AND PICNIC AREAS AT THE NATURE
  CENTER IN KINSTON BEGIN TO FLOOD.

&&

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

$$



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