Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 270926
FLSRAH
NCC101-272126-


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
426 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014


A RIVER FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING: NEUSE
RIVER.

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD AFFECTING JOHNSTON COUNTY
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING...DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

NCC101-272126-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141127T2355Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.141127T0755Z.141127T1006Z.141127T1155Z.NO/
426 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT  3:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL CREST NEAR 15.3 FEET THIS MORNING... THEN
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS AFTERNOON.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE
  NEUSE RIVERWALK. WATER NEARS THE BASE OF THE HOLDING TANK AT THE
  WATER TREATMENT PLANT.

&&

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND 7AM FORECAST STAGES
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...


             FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME    THU   FRI   SAT   SUN   MON

NEUSE RIVER
  SMITHFIELD  15  15.0 THU 03 AM    15.3  11.5  6.9   6.0   5.4


TO CONVERT THE ABOVE STAGE READINGS TO ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL (FT), ADD
THE FOLLOWING TO THE STAGE:

        SMITHFIELD:      99.26

&&

LAT...LON 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833
          3547 7842 3556 7835

$$




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