Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
604 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina..
  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

  Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NCC083-131-302204-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRDN7.1.ER.170427T1258Z.170428T0700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
604 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* At  5:45 AM Sunday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will hold steady this morning near 10.7 feet.
  Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Farmlands and timberlands
  adjacent to the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.

&&

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

Roanoke River
  Roanoke Ra   9  10.7 Sun 06 AM    10.7  10.7  10.7  10.7  10.7


&&

LAT...LON 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
          3638 7761 3645 7765

$$

NCC083-131-302204-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170503T0000Z/
/SCON7.1.ER.170429T2200Z.170430T0900Z.170502T1200Z.NO/
604 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck.
* At  5:00 AM Sunday the stage was 28.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, Minor flooding begins, especially on the left
  bank.

&&

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

Roanoke River
  Scotland N  28  28.4 Sun 05 AM    28.3  28.0  28.0  27.9  27.9


&&

LAT...LON 3635 7750 3633 7742 3611 7721 3608 7727
          3628 7748 3628 7759

$$




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