Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1036 PM EDT WED OCT 15 2014



...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD AFFECTING JOHNSTON COUNTY
HEAVY RAIN THAT FELL TUESDAY AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL CAUSE
MINOR FLOODING ON THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD ON THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING...DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

NCC101-161436-
/O.NEW.KRAH.FL.W.0026.141016T0526Z-141017T2125Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.141016T0526Z.141016T1800Z.141017T0925Z.NO/
1036 PM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  10:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY EARLY AFTERNOON THURSDAY. THE
  RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING WILL OCCUR ALONG
  THE NEUSE RIVERWALK. WATER WILL ALSO REACH NEAR 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    THU   FRI   SAT   SUN   MON

NEUSE RIVER
 SMITHFIELD       15  13.5 WED 09 PM  16.3  14.7  10.9   7.6   6.4


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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