Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
958 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...
  Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton affecting Greene...Lenoir and Pitt
  Counties
  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.

&&

NCC079-107-147-060258-
/O.CON.KMHX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.150301T1400Z.150306T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 PM Wednesday 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 13.5 feet by
  early Friday afternoon 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 7PM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu   Fri   Sat
  Hookerton       13  13.3 Wed 09 PM   13.4  13.5  13.5

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

$$

NCC107-060258-
/O.CON.KMHX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.150302T1730Z.150308T1100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
958 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neuse River At Kinston.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.1 feet by
  Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor low land flooding adjacent to the
  river can be expected.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7PM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu   Fri   Sat
  Kinston         14  14.9 Wed 08 PM   14.9  15.0  15.0

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

$$



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