Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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WGUS82 KMHX 160115
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
915 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER NEAR CHINQUAPIN AFFECTING DUPLIN COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  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.

&&

NCC061-160145-
/O.CAN.KMHX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140916T1200Z/
/CHIN7.1.ER.140914T1952Z.140915T0930Z.140915T2330Z.NO/
915 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER NEAR CHINQUAPIN.
* AT  8 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.97 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  7:30 PM MONDAY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 12.1 FEET BY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...MINOR LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER WILL OCCUR. TRIBUTARIES TO THE NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER WILL
  ALSO LIKELY PRODUCE LOW LAND FLOODING.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   TUE   WED   THU
  CHINQUAPIN      13  13.0 MON 08 PM   12.4  11.7  11.0

LAT...LON 3491 7779 3481 7777 3472 7786 3472 7798
          3482 7791 3491 7792

$$

NCC107-170115-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140920T1800Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140914T0722Z.140917T1200Z.140920T1200Z.NO/
915 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD
WARNING EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.9 FEET BY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED. CAMP GROUNDS AND PICNIC AREAS AT THE NATURE
  CENTER IN KINSTON BEGIN TO FLOOD.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   TUE   WED   THU
  KINSTON         14  16.0 MON 09 PM   16.8  16.8  16.1

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

$$



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