Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1240 PM EDT THU AUG 14 2014


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

THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD AFFECTING JOHNSTON COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...AVOID ANY WATER RUNNING HIGH AND FLOWING FAST.

&&

NCC101-150440-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140815T1730Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.140813T0731Z.140814T0901Z.140815T0530Z.NO/
1240 PM EDT THU AUG 14 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT 12:16 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING WAS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS CRESTED...AND IT WILL CONTINUE TO
  FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE...WHICH IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR
  DURING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...THE SMITHFIELD TOWN PARK AND THE NEUSE RIVERWALK AT
  THE HIGHWAY 70 BRIDGE HAVE SOME FLOODING.

&&

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  17.1 THU 12 PM  13.4   9.0   6.8   5.9   5.4


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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