Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
347 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

...The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in North Carolina...

  Chicod Creek Near Simpson affecting Pitt County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur
in automobiles when people try to drive through flooded areas.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Flood waters will
weaken the banks making them dangerous.

A followup product will be issued by the National Weather Service a
little later.

&&

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/SIMN7.1.ER.180113T0227Z.180113T0745Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
347 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Chicod Creek Near Simpson.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 2 AM Saturday the stage was 10.4 feet. The stage appears to be
  cresting and will likely begin dropping later this morning.

* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Flooding of low lying areas adjacent to
  Mobleys Bridge Road.

&&

LAT...LON 3559 7723 3558 7720 3557 7721 3554 7720
  3551 7722 3550 7729 3556 7732

$$



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