Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh, NC
1003 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

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

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

  Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck 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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/RRDN7.1.ER.180522T0640Z.180524T1345Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1003 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* At  9:45 AM Thursday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 10.9 feet.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet, Moderate flooding of homes and other
  structures along the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.
* 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    Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue

Roanoke River
 Roanoke Rapids    9  11.2 Thu 10 AM  10.9  10.9  10.9  10.9  10.8

&&

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


$$

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/SCON7.1.ER.180525T0730Z.180529T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1003 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 26.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by early tomorrow morning
  and continue to rise to near 29.3 feet by early Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet, There is widespread flooding on the left
  banks.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, Minor flooding begins, especially on the left
  bank.

&&

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    Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue

Roanoke River
 Scotland Neck    28  26.9 Thu 09 AM  28.3  28.9  29.1  29.2  29.3

&&

LAT...LON 3635 7750 3633 7742 3611 7721 3608 7727
          3628 7748 3628 7759

$$



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