Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
655 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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PENDER NC-COLUMBUS NC-BRUNSWICK NC-BLADEN NC-NEW HANOVER NC-
655 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN COLUMBUS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  BRUNSWICK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL BLADEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 800 PM EST

* AT 654 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  THAT HEAVY RAIN CONTINUED TO FALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 2 TO 4
  INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN...AND ALTHOUGH RAIN IS WINDING DOWN
  LINGERING WIDESPREAD FLOODING WILL PERSIST. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING
  REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN PENDER COUNTY ONLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WILMINGTON...LELAND...OAK ISLAND...CAROLINA BEACH...BURGAW...SHALLOTTE...
  WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...KURE BEACH...SURF CITY...HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE
  BEACH...CASWELL BEACH...BALD HEAD ISLAND...SNOWS CUT...OCEAN CREST
  PIER...RICH INLET...YAUPON BEACH...SOUTH MASONBORO ISLAND...FIGURE
  EIGHT ISLAND AND NORTH MASONBORO ISLAND.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 388 AND 416.
 INTERSTATE 140  US ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 403 AND 434.
 US ROUTE 17 IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 11 AND 44.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON
AT 800  6 9 7  3901 WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3432 7769 3417 7783 3384 7796 3389 7803
      3391 7814 3389 7843 3485 7865 3486 7850
      3455 7825 3472 7811 3472 7768 3448 7758
      3444 7752

$$

JDW


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