Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
819 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

NCZ107-280600-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0010.170528T0300Z-170528T0600Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
819 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT FOR AREAS ALONG THE
LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM WILMINGTON SOUTHWARD...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT LATE THIS EVENING
UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...AREAS BORDERING THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM
  WILMINGTON SOUTHWARD.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE TIDE GAUGE IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON IS
  FORECAST TO REACH 5.75 FT MLLW. FLOODING BEGINS AT 5.5 FT MLLW.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN A WINDOW
  BETWEEN 1100 PM EDT LATE THIS EVENING AND 200 AM EDT EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING. PEAK FLOODING WILL OCCUR AROUND HIGH TIDE AT 1208 AM EDT
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING

* IMPACTS...UP TO 6 TO 9 INCHES OF WATER IS EXPECTED ON THE LOWEST
  PORTIONS OF BATTLESHIP ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. UP TO
  ONE-HALF FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER THE LOW LYING PORTIONS OF WATER
  STREET...ESPECIALLY JUST SOUTH OF MARKET STREET. WATER WILL SPREAD
  ONTO PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD ABOUT A QUARTER MILE SOUTH OF CAPE
  BOULEVARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR
ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM WILMINGTON SOUTHWARD.

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