Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
938 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED 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 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.

&&

NCC107-191338-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140920T1600Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140914T0722Z.140917T1300Z.140920T1000Z.NO/
938 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.6 FEET...LOW LAND FLOODING OF THE CAMPGROUND AT THE
  NATURE CENTER CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   FRI   SAT   SUN
  KINSTON         14  16.1 THU 09 AM   15.9  14.5  13.2

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

$$




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