Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
910 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON AFFECTING LENOIR 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.

&&

NCC107-240110-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140424T1200Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140421T1500Z.140422T1215Z.140424T0600Z.NO/
910 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE AROUND 14.1 FEET. THE RIVER
  IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...WATER WILL BEGIN TO OVERFLOW INTO LOWLANDS
  ADJACENT TO THE RIVER.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   WED   THU   FRI
  KINSTON         14  14.1 TUE 08 PM   14.0  13.8  13.5

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3527 7757 3526 7753 3522 7754
          3522 7759 3522 7764

$$




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