Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
946 AM EDT WED SEP 17 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.

&&

NCC107-181346-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140921T0600Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140914T0722Z.140917T1300Z.140921T0000Z.NO/
946 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...THE FLOOD
WARNING EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY
  EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED. CAMP GROUNDS AND PICNIC AREAS AT THE NATURE
  CENTER IN KINSTON BEGIN TO FLOOD.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED        FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME   THU   FRI   SAT
  KINSTON         14  16.5 WED 09 AM   16.4  15.6  14.5

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

$$



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