Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
421 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016





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

  Lower Little River At Manchester affecting Cumberland County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NCC051-302021-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-161002T1100Z/
/MANN7.3.ER.160929T0538Z.160929T1500Z.161001T2300Z.NR/
421 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Little River At Manchester.
* At  4:00 AM Friday the stage was 26.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 27.0 feet, Major flood stage. The Starlite motel is
  flooded and Manchester Road is closed.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet, Water reaches the base of the Manchester Road
  bridge and the foundation of the Starlite motel at the intersection
  of Manchester Road and Bragg Blvd (Hwy 24/87).
* Impact...At 24.0 feet, Moderate flood stage. Manchester Road is
  flooded.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet, Minor flooding begins on Manchester Road near
  the Fort Bragg water treatment plant.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Flood stage. Minor flood problems begin in
  Fort Bragg near the water treatment plant.


&&

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    Fri  Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue

Lower Little River
 Manchester       18  26.8 Fri 04 AM  25.5  19.2  16.9  14.9  13.3


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



        Manchester:     122.16


&&

LAT...LON 3524 7890 3522 7889 3517 7898 3516 7910
          3519 7910 3521 7898

$$



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