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
525 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

NCZ107-190000-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0069.140918T2100Z-140919T0000Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
525 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER INCLUDING DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE WATER LEVEL ON THE CAPE FEAR RIVER AT THE
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON GAUGE SHOULD REACH 5.56 FT MLLW.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 6 PM EDT.

* IMPACTS...A FEW INCHES OF WATER WILL COVER THE 300 BLOCK OF
  BATTLESHIP ROAD. PORTIONS OF USS NORTH CAROLINA ROAD WILL ALSO
  BEGIN TO FLOOD. WATER WILL BEGIN 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 SOME FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

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PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM



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