Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
915 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES 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 FLOODDEATHS 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.

&&

NCC079-107-147-281415-
/O.CON.KMHX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.141226T2345Z.141229T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
915 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 13.7 FEET BY
  MONDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE CREEK CAN
  BE EXPECTED. WATER MAY BEGIN TO REACH SOME SECONDARY ROADS IN
  LENOIR COUNTY.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME    SUN   MON   TUE
  HOOKERTON       13  13.3 SAT 09 AM   13.6  13.7  13.6

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

$$



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