Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
810 PM EST THU FEB 4 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.

&&

NCC065-051310-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0008.160206T0936Z-000000T0000Z/
/TARN7.1.ER.160206T0936Z.160208T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
810 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for the Tar River At Tarboro.
* from late Friday night until further notice, or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 7:15 PM Thursday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by Saturday
  morning and continue to rise to near 22.5 feet by early Monday
  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     Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue

Tar River
  Tarboro     19  11.7 Thu 07 PM    14.5  19.4  21.6  22.5  21.1

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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