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
337 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016



NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-070200-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0028.160506T2200Z-160507T0200Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
337 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...ALL COASTAL AREAS FROM PENDER COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA
  SOUTH THROUGH GEORGETOWN COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK ABOVE 5.50
  FEET NORTHERN BEACHES AND OVER 7.0 FEET SOUTHERN BEACHES.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST WATERS WILL OCCUR AROUND 8 P.M.

* IMPACTS...STREETS AND OTHER AREAS THAT ARE PRONE TO FLOODING MAY
  BRIEFLY BE UNDER A FEW INCHES OF WATER. WATER MAY REACH THE DUNE
  LINE BUT NO EROSION IS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT TIDES WILL GENERATE
FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE. THE HIGHER TIDE ASSOCIATED
WITH THE NEW MOON WILL LEAD TO MINOR COASTAL FLOODING.

&&

$$

NCZ107-070215-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0028.160507T0100Z-160507T0300Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
337 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM TO 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM TO 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATION...PORTIONS OF THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER TO INCLUDE
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK ABOVE 6
  FEET MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON TIDE GAUGE.

* TIMING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 10 PM.

* IMPACTS...THE LOWEST PORTIONS OF U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD AND
  BATTLESHIP ROAD WILL BE COVERED WITH A FEW INCHES OF WATER. WATER
  WILL BEGIN TO TO SPREAD OUT OF THE STORM DRAINS ONTO WATER
  STREET...JUST SOUTH OF MARKET STREET IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



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