Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1001 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016





...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Fishing Creek At Enfield affecting Edgecombe...Halifax and Nash
  Counties


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

  Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County

  Neuse River Near Goldsboro affecting Wayne County

  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.

&&

NCC101-060301-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160207T0112Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.160204T2330Z.160205T1800Z.160206T1312Z.NO/
1001 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At  9:15 AM Friday the stage was 15.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Flooding begins along the
  Neuse riverwalk. Water nears the base of the holding tank at the
  water treatment plant.

&&

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    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Neuse River
 Smithfield       15  15.8 Fri 09 AM  15.1  13.3  13.3  13.1  12.9


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



        Smithfield:      99.26



&&

LAT...LON 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833
          3547 7842 3556 7835

$$

NCC191-060301-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0007.160206T1500Z-160210T2100Z/
/GLDN7.1.ER.160206T1500Z.160208T0000Z.160210T0900Z.NO/
1001 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Neuse River Near Goldsboro.
* from Saturday morning to Wednesday afternoon, or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  9:15 AM Friday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow late
  morning and continue to rise to near 19.4 feet by Sunday
  evening.The river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 19.5 feet, Ferry Bridge Road begins to flood.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Water overflows the banks
  at the SR1915 bridge and upstream of the US117 bridge.

&&

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    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Neuse River
 Goldsboro        18  14.6 Fri 09 AM  17.7  19.1  19.4  19.1  17.8


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



        Goldsboro:       42.95



&&

LAT...LON 3538 7807 3533 7793 3528 7791 3525 7795
          3530 7797 3534 7810

$$

NCC065-060301-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0008.160206T0949Z-160210T1900Z/
/TARN7.1.ER.160206T0949Z.160207T1800Z.160210T0700Z.NO/
1001 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Tar River At Tarboro.
* from late tonight to Wednesday afternoon, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  9:15 AM Friday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by early tomorrow
  and continue to rise to near 23.0 feet by Sunday early
  afternoon.The river will fall below flood stage by early Wednesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet, Lowland flooding begins south of Daniel
  Street in east Tarboro.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet, Minor flooding begins. The Riverside Park and
  River Road at the US64 bridge 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    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Tar River
 Tarboro          19  14.6 Fri 09 AM  19.4  22.7  22.5  20.5  18.5


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

$$

NCC065-083-127-051531-
/O.CAN.KRAH.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160206T2029Z/
/EFDN7.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1001 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the Fishing Creek At Enfield.
* At  9:45 AM Friday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest below flood stage at 15.6 feet
  tomorrow morning.

&&

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    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Fishing Creek
 Enfield          16  15.1 Fri 10 AM  15.6  15.5  14.9  12.2   9.2


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



        Enfield:         74.26


&&

LAT...LON 3617 7781 3616 7766 3608 7749 3603 7754
          3610 7767 3611 7783

$$




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