Flood Warning
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000 WGUS42 KRAH 160236 FLWRAH 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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