Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
510 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina..
  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

  Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

NCC083-131-292110-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRDN7.1.ER.170427T1258Z.170428T0700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
510 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* At  4:45 AM Saturday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 10.7 feet.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Farmlands and timberlands
  adjacent to the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.


             FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Roanoke River
  Roanoke Ra   9  10.7 Sat 05 AM    10.7  10.7  10.7  10.7  10.6


&&

LAT...LON 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
          3638 7761 3645 7765

$$

NCC083-131-292110-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SCON7.1.ER.170429T1800Z.170430T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
510 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck.
* At  4:00 AM Saturday the stage was 27.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by this afternoon
  and continue to rise to near 28.1 feet by this evening.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, Minor flooding begins, especially on the left
  bank.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.


             FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Roanoke River
  Scotland N  28  27.3 Sat 04 AM    27.5  28.1  28.0  28.0  28.0


&&

LAT...LON 3635 7750 3633 7742 3611 7721 3608 7727
          3628 7748 3628 7759

$$




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