Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh, NC
928 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers in North Carolina...

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties


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


928 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* from Friday morning until further notice, or until the warning is
* At  8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  tomorrow late morning and continue to rise to near 9.5 feet by
  Saturday evening.
* 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    Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue

Roanoke River
 Roanoke Rapids    9   8.4 Thu 09 PM   9.5   9.5   9.5   9.6   9.6


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


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