Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 140859
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
459 AM EDT THU AUG 14 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.

&&

NCC101-142059-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140815T1130Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.140813T0731Z.140814T0831Z.140814T2330Z.NO/
459 AM EDT THU AUG 14 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT  4:31 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST... the river will crest near 17.5 feet this morning.
  THE RIVER WILL FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE late THIS EVENING.
* 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  17.5 THU 05 AM  17.4   12.9   8.8   6.9   5.9


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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