Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
108 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

NCZ107-260900-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0008.150126T0608Z-150126T0900Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
108 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING.

* LOCATION...THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER INCLUDING DOWNTOWN
  WILMINGTON.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THE WATER LEVEL ON THE CAPE FEAR RIVER AT THE
  DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON GAUGE SHOULD REACH 5.7 FT MLLW.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 200 AM
  AND 300 AM.

* IMPACTS...A FEW INCHES OF WATER WILL COVER PORTIONS OF BATTLESHIP
  ROAD. THE WESTBOUND LANE OF USS NORTH CAROLINA ROAD WILL BE
  COVERED WITH WATER UP TO 6 INCHES DEEP. IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON...
  ABOUT A BLOCK OF WATER STREET...JUST SOUTH OF MARKET STREET...
  WILL BE COVERED WITH ABOUT 3 INCHES OF WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT SOME FLOODING OF LOW
AREAS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER IS EXPECTED.

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RJD




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