Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1032 AM EST MON FEB 8 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.

&&

NCC065-090332-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160211T1525Z/
/TARN7.1.ER.160206T1507Z.160208T1800Z.160211T0325Z.NO/
1032 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Tar River At Tarboro.
* At  9:15 AM Monday the stage was 23.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.3 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday before
  midnight.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet, Lowland flooding begins south of Daniel
  Street in east Tarboro.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet, Minor flooding begins. The Riverside Park and
  River Road at the US64 bridge flood.

&&

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    Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat

Tar River
 Tarboro          19  23.2 Mon 09 AM  22.6  20.7  18.0  15.2  12.8


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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