Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
509 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016



...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.

&&

NCC101-182109-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-160719T1136Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.160717T2226Z.160718T1200Z.160718T2336Z.NO/
509 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At  4:15 AM Monday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.0 feet by mid-
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage this evening.
* 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 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.


             FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME    Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri

Neuse River
  Smithfield  15  16.5 Mon 04 AM    17.0  12.3  10.9  10.3   8.5


To convert the above stage readings to above mean sea level (ft), add
the following to the stage: 99.26


&&

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

$$

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