Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
1023 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Northeast Cape Fear River Near Chinquapin affecting Duplin 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.

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NCC061-280223-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170429T1200Z/
/CHIN7.1.ER.170426T1545Z.170427T1800Z.170429T0600Z.NO/
1023 PM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning extended for
  The Northeast Cape Fear River Near Chinquapin.
* until Saturday morning.
* At  9 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.4 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river is expected to fall below flood stage
  early Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Secondary roads adjacent to the river will
  begin to flood and may be impassable. Tributaries that drain into
  the river will also flood secondary roads. Residents who live
  adjacent to the river may need to move property to higher ground.

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                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 8PM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Thu   Fri   Sat
  Chinquapin      13  13.2 Wed 09 PM   13.4  13.1  12.7

LAT...LON 3499 7780 3481 7777 3472 7786 3472 7798
          3482 7792 3498 7795

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