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
310 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

NCZ107-142100-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0016.160214T1800Z-160214T2100Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
310 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...AREAS BORDERING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER
  INCLUDING DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 5.6
  FEET MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON RIVER GAUGE. THE COASTAL
  FLOOD THRESHOLD FOR SHALLOW FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR
  RIVER IS 5.50 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...FLOODING WILL OCCUR AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH
  TIDE...WHICH IS AT 2:27 PM EST FOR DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON AND
  NEARBY LOCATIONS ON THE RIVER.

* IMPACTS...UP TO A HALF A FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF
  BATTLESHIP ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL
  SPREAD OUT OF STORM DRAINS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WATER STREET.
  WATER WILL SPREAD ONTO PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF CAPE
  BOULEVARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

REK



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