Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
231 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

NCC055-177-182000-
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Mainland Dare NC-Tyrrell NC-
231 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Mainland Dare County in eastern North Carolina...
  Central Tyrrell County in eastern North Carolina...

* Until 400 PM EDT

* At 229 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  About 2 to 3 inches of rain have fallen over the last few hours
  and an additional 1 to 2 inches will be possible. This additional
  rain will result in minor flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Stumpy Point, Gum Neck, Manns Harbor, Manteo, EAST LAKE, BUFFALO
  CITY and FRYING PAN LANDING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 3592 7575 3565 7569 3573 7632 3590 7629

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