Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
753 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Tar River At Tarboro affecting Edgecombe County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

NCC065-071253-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160210T2100Z/
/TARN7.1.ER.160206T1507Z.160208T0600Z.160210T0900Z.NO/
753 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

The Flood Warning continues for the Tar River At Tarboro.
* At 7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 22.7 feet by early Monday
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet, Moderate flooding begins in Tarboro. River
  Road is underwater and flooding begins on east Wilson and St David
  Streets.

&&

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

Tar River
  Tarboro     19  20.3 Sat 07 PM    22.0  22.6  20.7  18.7  16.1

To convert the above stage readings to above mean sea level (ft), add
the following to the stage:

        Tarboro:         10.37

&&

LAT...LON 3597 7760 3593 7748 3577 7751 3573 7757
          3590 7756 3593 7761

$$



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