Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh, NC
841 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

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

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

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841 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* At  7:45 AM Friday the stage was 9.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.6 feet by
  tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Farmlands and timberlands
  adjacent to the river in Roanoke Rapids 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

Roanoke River
 Roanoke Rapids    9   9.3 Fri 08 AM   9.6   9.6   9.6   9.6   9.6

&&

LAT...LON 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
          3638 7761 3645 7765

$$



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