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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1056 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NCZ107-110600-
/O.CON.KILM.CF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-160211T0600Z/
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
1056 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...LOCATIONS BORDERING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR RIVER.

* COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 6
  FEET MLLW AT THE DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON RIVER GAUGE. THE COASTAL
  FLOOD THRESHOLD FOR SHALLOW FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER CAPE FEAR
  RIVER IS 5.50 FEET MLLW.

* TIMING...SHALLOW FLOODING WILL OCCUR NOW THROUGH 100 AM THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...AROUND A FOOT OF WATER WILL COVER PARTS OF BATTLESHIP
  ROAD AND U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA ROAD. WATER WILL SPREAD OUT OF
  STORM DRAINS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WATER STREET. WATER WILL SPREAD
  ONTO PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD SOUTH OF CAPE BOULEVARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

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