Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
818 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Tar River At Tarboro affecting Edgecombe County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

NCC065-061318-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0008.160206T1132Z-160210T2024Z/
/TARN7.1.ER.160206T1132Z.160208T0000Z.160210T0824Z.NO/
818 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for the Tar River At Tarboro.
* from Saturday morning to Wednesday afternoon, or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Friday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and
  continue to rise to near 22.9 feet by Sunday evening.The river
  will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet, Moderate flooding begins in Tarboro. River
  Road is underwater and flooding begins on east Wilson and St David
  Streets.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.

             FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME     Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Tar River
  Tarboro     19  16.5 Fri 07 PM    19.1  22.5  22.6  20.6  18.7

To convert the above stage readings to above mean sea level (ft), add
the following to the stage:

        Tarboro:         10.37

&&

LAT...LON 3597 7760 3593 7748 3577 7751 3573 7757
          3590 7756 3593 7761

$$




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