Flood Warning
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000 WGUS42 KRAH 200205 FLWRAH BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC 1005 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 ...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA... ROCKY RIVER NEAR NORWOOD AFFECTING ANSON AND STANLY COUNTIES THE ROCKY RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS... REACHING FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT... AS LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL CONTINUES ACROSS THE AREA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. && NCC007-167-201405- /O.NEW.KRAH.FL.W.0013.140420T0324Z-140421T0015Z/ /NRWN7.1.ER.140420T0324Z.140420T0600Z.140420T1215Z.NO/ 1005 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ROCKY RIVER NEAR NORWOOD. * UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 9:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.3 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 21.1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY MORNING. * IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THERE IS SIGNIFICANT OVERFLOW INTO ADJACENT LOWLANDS. && 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 ROCKY RIVER NORWOOD 20 19.3 SAT 10 PM 20.1 7.5 4.7 3.9 3.5 TO CONVERT THE ABOVE STAGE READINGS TO ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL (FT), ADD THE FOLLOWING TO THE STAGE: NORWOOD: 212.91 && LAT...LON 3525 8027 3521 8015 3519 8004 3511 8009 3515 8028 $$

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