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
303 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...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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303 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

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 PM Thursday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 11.0 feet by late this afternoon. additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water begins to run over Mobleys Bridge Road
  at gage location.

$$




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