Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH, NC
419 PM EDT SUN JUL 17 2016

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

  Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NCC101-180819-
/O.NEW.KRAH.FL.W.0014.160717T2212Z-160719T1424Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.160717T2212Z.160718T1200Z.160719T0224Z.NO/
419 PM EDT SUN JUL 17 2016

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Neuse River At Smithfield.
* until Tuesday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 3:15 PM Sunday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by this
  evening and continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by tomorrow
  morning.The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow late
  evening.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Flooding begins along
  the Neuse riverwalk. Water nears the base of the holding tank at
  the water treatment plant.

&&

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    Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri

Neuse River
 Smithfield       15  14.3 Sun 03 PM  17.0  13.2  10.9   9.6   8.8


To convert the above stage readings to above mean sea level (ft), add
the following to the stage:

        Smithfield:      99.26


&&

LAT...LON 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833
          3547 7842 3556 7835

$$




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