Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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WGUS82 KMHX 171836
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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
236 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

NCC013-049-137-172030-
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Craven NC-Beaufort NC-Pamlico NC-
236 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Central Craven County in eastern North Carolina...
  Southeastern Beaufort County in eastern North Carolina...
  Pamlico County in eastern North Carolina...

* Until 430 PM EDT.

* At 234 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Additional rainfall
  amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  New Bern, Florence, Olympia, Janeiro, Grantsboro, Royal,
  Whortonsville, South Creek, Maribel, Nc Pamlico, Merritt, Fairfield
  Harbour, Bayboro, Alliance, Arapahoe, Bridgeton, Minnesott Beach,
  Stonewall, Vandemere and Mesic.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 3536 7665 3521 7657 3508 7660 3497 7681
      3505 7696 3518 7707

$$

Simms



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