Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 121448
FLSRAH
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1048 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

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

  FISHING CREEK AT ENFIELD AFFECTING EDGECOMBE...HALIFAX AND NASH
  COUNTIES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY ALONG THE BANKS OF
FISHING CREEK WHILE A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT. THE CURRENT WILL
BE SWIFTER THAN NORMAL AND THE BANKS WILL BE SLIPPERY.

&&

NCC065-083-127-130248-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-140914T1424Z/
/EFDN7.1.ER.140911T1415Z.140912T1800Z.140914T0224Z.NO/
1048 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE FISHING CREEK AT ENFIELD.
* AT 10:30 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 17.9 FEET THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON...THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...MINOR OVERFLOW OCCURS ON BOTH BANKS.

&&

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

FISHING CREEK
 ENFIELD          16  17.9 FRI 10 AM  17.3  15.4  13.7  11.2   8.2


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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