Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
839 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014



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

  FISHING CREEK AT ENFIELD AFFECTING EDGECOMBE...HALIFAX AND NASH
  COUNTIES
  NEUSE RIVER NEAR CLAYTON AFFECTING JOHNSTON COUNTY
  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.

&&

NCC101-261339-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-141226T1655Z/
/CLYN7.1.ER.141226T0111Z.141226T0115Z.141226T0455Z.NO/
839 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER NEAR CLAYTON.
* AT  8:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS ESTIMATED TO BE 10.7 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TONIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...MINOR OVERFLOW OCCURS ON BOTH BANKS.

&&

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     FRI   SAT   SUN   MON   TUE

NEUSE RIVER
  CLAYTON      9  10.7 THU 08 PM     6.9   3.5   2.9   2.6   2.8


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


        CLAYTON:        128.41

&&

LAT...LON 3572 7843 3558 7829 3554 7829 3556 7835
          3569 7849

$$

NCC101-261339-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-141227T1113Z/
/SMFN7.2.ER.141224T2110Z.141226T0600Z.141226T2313Z.NO/
839 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT  8:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 19.1 FEET BY
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  TOMORROW EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...FLOODING CUTS OFF THE WATER TREATMENT PLANTS
  ACCESS TO THE RESERVOIR.

&&

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     FRI   SAT   SUN   MON   TUE

NEUSE RIVER
  SMITHFIELD  15  18.8 THU 08 PM    18.4  11.5   8.4   7.5   7.0


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

$$

NCC065-083-127-261339-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0030.141226T0401Z-141228T0300Z/
/EFDN7.1.ER.141226T0401Z.141226T1800Z.141227T1500Z.NO/
839 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE FISHING CREEK AT ENFIELD.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE
  TO NEAR 16.4 FEET BY TOMORROW EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...MINOR OVERFLOW OCCURS ON BOTH BANKS.

&&

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     FRI   SAT   SUN   MON   TUE

FISHING CREEK
  ENFIELD     16  15.9 THU 08 PM    16.3  16.1  14.8  11.6   9.1


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

$$




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