Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1018 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.

&&

NCC101-170218-
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/SMFN7.1.ER.141016T1020Z.141016T1300Z.141016T1840Z.NO/
1018 AM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT  9:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...WHICH IS MINOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING BEGINS
  ALONG THE NEUSE RIVERWALK. WATER NEARS THE BASE OF THE HOLDING TANK
  AT THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT.

&&

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  15.2 THU 09 AM  12.2   8.8   6.7   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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