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

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WHUS42 KILM 130752
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
252 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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INLAND NEW HANOVER-
252 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...AREAS BORDERING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 5.8
  FEET MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON RIVER GAUGE. THE COASTAL
  FLOOD THRESHOLD FOR SHALLOW FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR
  RIVER IS 5.50 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...FLOODING WILL OCCUR AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH
  TIDE...WHICH IS AROUND 1:30 PM EST FOR DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON AND
  NEARBY LOCATIONS ON THE RIVER.

* IMPACTS...UP TO A FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF BATTLESHIP
  ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL SPREAD OUT OF
  STORM DRAINS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WATER STREET. WATER WILL SPREAD
  ONTO PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF CAPE BOULEVARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

REK



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