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
433 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

NCZ107-091700-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0006.160209T1300Z-160209T1700Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
433 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
EST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
EST TODAY.

* LOCATION...LOCATIONS BORDERING THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON SOUTHWARD.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 6.4
  FEET MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON TIDE GAUGE. THE COASTAL
  FLOOD THRESHOLD FOR THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER IS 5.50 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...SHALLOW FLOODING WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 800 AM AND NOON
  TODAY...WITH HIGH TIDE OCCURRING AROUND 1000 AM.

* IMPACTS...AROUND A FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF BATTLESHIP
  ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL SPREAD OUT OF
  THE STORM DRAINS ONTO WATER STREET. WATER WILL SPREAD ONTO RIVER
  ROAD SOUTH OF THE CAPE BOULEVARD. PORTIONS OF CANAL DRIVE OF
  CAROLINA BEACH WILL OBSERVE WATER ACROSS ITS ROADWAY.

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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