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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
738 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

  Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton affecting Greene...Lenoir and Pitt
  Counties
  Neuse River At Kinston affecting Lenoir County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur
in automobiles when people try to drive through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio...local
radio...media or cable TV.

&&

NCC079-107-147-150038-
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/HOKN7.1.ER.160205T1605Z.160209T1900Z.160215T0000Z.NO/
738 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
extended for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until late Sunday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7 PM Saturday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low land flooding adjacent to the creek can
  be expected. Water may begin to reach some secondary roads in
  Lenoir County.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 8PM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sun   Mon   Tue
  Hookerton       13  13.5 Sat 07 PM   13.0  12.5  12.0

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3542 7744 3535 7741 3535 7747
          3539 7756 3544 7771

$$

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