Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
947 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning is extended 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 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.

&&

NCC079-107-147-071447-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150311T0500Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.150301T1400Z.150304T0015Z.150310T2300Z.NO/
947 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning extended for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until late Tuesday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue near 13.3 feet through this
  afternoon. The river is expected to fall below flood stage Tuesday
  evening.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flood stage. Minor flooding of low lying
  areas adjacent to creek can be expected.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sat   Sun   Mon
  Hookerton       13  13.3 Fri 09 AM   13.3  13.3  13.2

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

$$



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