Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1240 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

NCC133-271815-
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ONSLOW NC-
1240 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL ONSLOW COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 215 PM EDT

* AT 1238 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN IN THE JACKSONVILLE AREA. THE HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS
  WERE NEARLY STATIONARY, AND WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE POSSIBLE
  FLOODING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  JACKSONVILLE...NEW RIVER STATION...PINEY GREEN...CAMP LEJEUNE
  CENTER AND PUMPKIN CENTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3462 7759 3489 7734 3480 7719 3465 7731
      3452 7746

$$

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