Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 272251
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NCC101-281051-


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
551 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014



...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED 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.

&&

NCC101-272321-
/O.CAN.KRAH.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-141228T0700Z/
/SMFN7.2.ER.141224T2110Z.141226T0445Z.141227T2056Z.NO/
551 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT  5:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT  3:56 PM SATURDAY.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 13.4 FEET BY TOMORROW
  MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...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    SUN   MON   TUE   WED   THU

NEUSE RIVER
 SMITHFIELD       15  14.9 SAT 05 PM  13.4  11.6   9.9   9.4   9.7


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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