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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
921 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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BEAUFORT NC-PITT NC-
921 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN BEAUFORT COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  EAST CENTRAL PITT COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT SUNDAY

* AT 910 AM EDT...THE TAR RIVER AT GRIMESLAND WAS AT 9.4 FEET
  AND RISING SLOWLY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...HOUSES ON DEAN DRIVE IN THE MARVA VILLA
  SUBDIVISION NEAR WASHINGTON WILL BE THREATENED BY HIGH WATER.
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER BETWEEN
  GRIMESLAND AND WASHINGTON CAN BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

DO NOT DRIVE VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS. FLOOD WATERS WILL
WEAKEN THE BANKS MAKING THEM DANGEROUS.

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LAT...LON 3556 7706 3554 7708 3557 7717 3559 7716

$$

JBM

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