Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
444 AM EDT THU OCT 16 2014



...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.

&&

NCC101-162044-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0026.000000T0000Z-141017T2125Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.141016T0841Z.141016T1800Z.141017T0925Z.NO/
444 AM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT  4:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW.
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. THE SMITHFIELD TOWN
  PARK AND THE NEUSE RIVERWALK AT THE HIGHWAY 70 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    FRI   SAT   SUN   MON   TUE

NEUSE RIVER
 SMITHFIELD       15  14.8 THU 04 AM  14.7  10.9   7.6   6.4


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


############DELETE STATIONS BELOW THAT ARE NOT APPLICABLE##########


        HAW RIVER:      471.69
        BYNUM:          283.31
        MONCURE:        150.00
        MANCHESTER:     122.16
        LILLINGTON:     104.60
        FAYETTEVILLE:    20.52
        LOUISBURG:      176.71
        ENFIELD:         74.26
        ROCKY MOUNT:     52.81
        TARBORO:         10.37
        ROANOKE RAPIDS:  43.84
        SCOTLAND NECK:    5.77
        CLAYTON:        128.41
        SMITHFIELD:      99.26
        GOLDSBORO:       42.95
        YADKIN COLLEGE: 638.45
        NORWOOD:        212.91


&&

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

$$




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