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
616 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

NCZ107-090500-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0005.160209T0100Z-160209T0500Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
616 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...PORTIONS OF THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM DOWNTOWN
  WILMINGTON SOUTHWARD.

* MINOR COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK
  AROUND 6.2 FEET MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON TIDE GAUGE. THE
  COASTAL FLOOD THRESHOLD FOR THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER IS 5.50
  FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...SHALLOW FLOODING WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 730 PM AND 1130 PM
  THIS EVENING...WITH HIGH TIDE OCCURRING AROUND 930 PM.

* IMPACTS...AROUND A FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF BATTLESHIP
  ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL SPREAD OUT OF
  THE STORM DRAINS ONTO WATER STREET...NEAR MARKET STREET. WATER
  WILL SPREAD ONTO RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF THE CAPE BOULEVARD.
  PORTIONS OF CANAL DRIVE OF CAROLINA BEACH WILL OBSERVE WATER
  ACROSS THE ROADWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

REK


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