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
712 AM EST TUE NOV 29 2016

NCZ107-291600-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0082.161129T1212Z-161129T1600Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
712 AM EST TUE NOV 29 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* LOCATION...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE BANKS OF
  THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER FROM WILMINGTON SOUTHWARD.

* COASTAL FLOODING...FORECASTS INDICATE THAT THE HIGH TIDE READING
  THIS AFTERNOON AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON CAPE FEAR RIVER GAUGE MAY
  REACH 5.7 FT MLLW. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING STARTS AT 5.5 FT MLLW.

* TIMING...MINOR FLOODING WILL BE CENTERED AT HIGH TIDE WHICH OCCURS
  AROUND 927 AM THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UP TO ONE HALF FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER BATTLESHIP ROAD
  AND U. S. S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL REACH UP TO ONE HALF
  FOOT DEEP ON RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF THE CAPE BOULEVARD. MORE THAN 2
  BLOCKS OF WATER STREET IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON WILL BE COVERED BY UP
  TO ONE HALF FOOT OF WATER.

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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