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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
939 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

  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.

&&

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939 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Neuse River Near Clayton.
* At 9:15 AM Friday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 10.5 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, Greenway at Covered Bridge Road begins to
  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    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Neuse River
 Clayton           9  10.0 Fri 09 AM   9.6   7.8   6.1   4.8   3.9

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

$$

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939 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At 9:15 AM Friday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 17.3 feet by after
  midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  Sunday evening.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Moderate flood stage. The Smithfield town
  park and the Neuse riverwalk at the US70 bridge are flooded.

&&

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    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Neuse River
 Smithfield       15  16.1 Fri 09 AM  17.3  16.0  13.8  12.0  10.0

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

$$




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