Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
835 AM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Northeast Cape Fear River Near Chinquapin affecting Duplin 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.

&&

NCC061-161305-
/O.CAN.KMHX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150516T1600Z/
/CHIN7.1.ER.150512T1837Z.150514T0630Z.150516T0830Z.NO/
835 AM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Northeast Cape Fear River Near Chinquapin.
* At 8 AM Saturday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at  4:30 AM Saturday.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 11.9 feet by tomorrow
  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 8AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun   Mon   Tue
  Chinquapin      13  12.9 Sat 08 AM   11.9  10.9  10.0

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

$$



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