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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
332 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016





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

  Fishing Creek At Enfield affecting Edgecombe...Halifax and Nash
  Counties

  Neuse River Near Goldsboro affecting Wayne County

  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.

&&

NCC065-083-127-070600-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160207T0600Z/
/EFDN7.1.ER.160206T1145Z.160206T1515Z.160206T1800Z.NO/
332 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Fishing Creek At Enfield.
* At 10:15 AM Saturday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this afternoon.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet, Minor overflow occurs on both banks.

&&

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    Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu

Fishing Creek
 Enfield          16  16.0 Sat 10 AM  15.8  14.9  12.1   9.3   7.6


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



        Enfield:         74.26


&&

LAT...LON 3617 7781 3616 7766 3608 7749 3603 7754
          3610 7767 3611 7783

$$

NCC191-070832-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0007.160207T0800Z-160211T0000Z/
/GLDN7.1.ER.160207T0800Z.160208T1800Z.160210T1200Z.NO/
332 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Neuse River Near Goldsboro.
* from late tonight to Wednesday evening, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Saturday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by early tomorrow
  and continue to rise to near 18.9 feet by Monday early
  afternoon.The river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 19.5 feet, Ferry Bridge Road begins to flood.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Water overflows the banks
  at the SR1915 bridge and upstream of the US117 bridge.


&&

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    Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu

Neuse River
 Goldsboro        18  16.9 Sat 10 AM  18.2  18.8  18.9  18.0  16.8


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



        Goldsboro:       42.95



&&

LAT...LON 3538 7807 3533 7793 3528 7791 3525 7795
          3530 7797 3534 7810

$$

NCC065-070832-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160210T1851Z/
/TARN7.1.ER.160206T1507Z.160208T0000Z.160210T0651Z.NO/
332 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Tar River At Tarboro.
* At 10:15 AM Saturday the stage was 19.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.8 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Wednesday morning.
* 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.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet, Action stage. The river is bankfull.

&&

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    Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu

Tar River
 Tarboro          19  19.0 Sat 10 AM  22.2  22.7  20.7  18.4  15.8


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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