Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
948 AM EST THU MAR 5 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.

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948 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning extended for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until Monday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Thursday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.3 feet by this
  evening. The river is expected to fall below flood stage early
  Monday afternoon.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flood stage. Minor flooding of low lying
  areas adjacent to creek can be expected.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Fri   Sat   Sun
  Hookerton       13  13.2 Thu 09 AM   13.3  13.2  13.1

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

$$



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