Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
802 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

  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.

&&

NCC191-091302-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160213T0000Z/
/GLDN7.2.ER.160207T0915Z.160209T1200Z.160212T1200Z.NO/
802 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for the Neuse River Near Goldsboro.
* At 7:15 PM Monday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 20.2 feet by tomorrow
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage Friday morning.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet, Arrington Bridge Road and access roads around
  Seymour Johnson Air Force Base 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     Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat

Neuse River
  Goldsboro   18  20.0 Mon 07 PM    20.2  19.9  19.2  18.0  16.8

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

$$

NCC065-091302-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160211T1245Z/
/TARN7.1.ER.160206T1507Z.160208T2315Z.160211T0045Z.NO/
802 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for the Tar River At Tarboro.
* At 7:15 PM Monday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Wednesday
  evening.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet, Moderate flooding begins in Tarboro. River
  Road is underwater and flooding begins on east Wilson and St David
  Streets.

&&

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     Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat

Tar River
  Tarboro     19  23.4 Mon 07 PM    22.7  20.4  17.5  14.8  12.5

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

$$



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