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
931 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

NCZ107-231100-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0020.140423T0700Z-140423T1100Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
931 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER INCLUDING DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE RIVER STAGE AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON
  GAUGE SHOULD REACH 5.70 FEET MLLW...OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AROUND 5 AM.

* IMPACTS...SEVERAL INCHES OF WATER WILL COVER PORTIONS OF
  BATTLESHIP ROAD AND THE LOWER PORTIONS OF THE U.S.S. NORTH
  CAROLINA BATTLESHIP MEMORIAL PARKING LOT. WATER MAY ALSO SPREAD
  OUT OF THE STORM DRAINS ONTO PORTIONS OF WATER STREET JUST SOUTH
  OF MARKET STREET IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE SOME FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM

REK



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