Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1005 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...

  ROCKY RIVER NEAR NORWOOD AFFECTING ANSON AND STANLY COUNTIES

THE ROCKY RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...
REACHING FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT... AS LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL
CONTINUES ACROSS THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING...DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

NCC007-167-201405-
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/NRWN7.1.ER.140420T0324Z.140420T0600Z.140420T1215Z.NO/
1005 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE ROCKY RIVER NEAR NORWOOD.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE
  TO NEAR 21.1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THERE IS SIGNIFICANT
  OVERFLOW INTO ADJACENT LOWLANDS.

&&

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND 7 AM FORECAST STAGES
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...


                 FLD  OBSERVED                FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION         STG  STG  DAY TIME    SUN   MON   TUE   WED   THU

ROCKY RIVER
 NORWOOD          20  19.3 SAT 10 PM   20.1   7.5   4.7   3.9   3.5


TO CONVERT THE ABOVE STAGE READINGS TO ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL (FT), ADD
THE FOLLOWING TO THE STAGE:


        NORWOOD:        212.91


&&

LAT...LON 3525 8027 3521 8015 3519 8004 3511 8009
          3515 8028

$$



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