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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1028 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Newport has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Northwestern Jones County in eastern North Carolina...
  Lenoir County in eastern North Carolina...
  Onslow County in eastern North Carolina...
  Duplin County in eastern North Carolina...

* Until 145 AM EDT

* At 1025 PM EDT, local emergency officials reported roads closed
  due to heavy rain and high water in western Duplin county. Heavy
  rain is currently moving into Onslow, Jones and Lenoir counties.
  Three to five inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding
  is occurring across these counties.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Jacksonville, Kinston, Wallace, Warsaw, La Grange, New River
  Station, Pumpkin Center, Piney Green, Half Moon, Camp Lejeune
  Center, Mount Olive, Swansboro, Rose Hill, Richlands, Beulaville,
  Kenansville, Albert J Ellis Airport, Sneads Ferry, Sea View Pier
  and Richlands South.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


LAT...LON 3448 7758 3472 7768 3471 7798 3473 7802
      3471 7812 3476 7819 3490 7815 3509 7817
      3519 7816 3518 7808 3519 7802 3515 7789
      3518 7783 3534 7782 3534 7756 3459 7716
      3444 7752



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