Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
920 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
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.

CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS. FLOOD WATERS WILL
WEAKEN THE BANKS MAKING THEM DANGEROUS.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE A
LITTLE LATER.

&&

NCC107-221320-
/O.NEW.KMHX.FL.W.0008.140421T1410Z-140425T0000Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.140421T1410Z.140422T1800Z.140424T1800Z.NO/
920 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 14.4 FEET BY EARLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...WATER WILL BEGIN TO OVERFLOW INTO LOWLANDS
  ADJACENT TO THE RIVER.

&&

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

$$



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