Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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000 WGUS82 KRAH 270926 FLSRAH NCC101-272126- FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 426 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014 A RIVER FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING: NEUSE RIVER. ...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA... NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD AFFECTING JOHNSTON COUNTY PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. && NCC101-272126- /O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141127T2355Z/ /SMFN7.1.ER.141127T0755Z.141127T1006Z.141127T1155Z.NO/ 426 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014 THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD. * AT 3:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.0 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET. * THE RIVER WILL CREST NEAR 15.3 FEET THIS MORNING... THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS AFTERNOON. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE NEUSE RIVERWALK. WATER NEARS THE BASE OF THE HOLDING TANK AT THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT. && THE FOLLOWING ARE THE LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND 7AM FORECAST STAGES FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS... FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT SUN MON NEUSE RIVER SMITHFIELD 15 15.0 THU 03 AM 15.3 11.5 6.9 6.0 5.4 TO CONVERT THE ABOVE STAGE READINGS TO ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL (FT), ADD THE FOLLOWING TO THE STAGE: SMITHFIELD: 99.26 && LAT...LON 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833 3547 7842 3556 7835 $$

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