Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh, NC
639 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018



...The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a
Flood Warning for the following rivers in North Carolina...

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties
 ...Insert basis for warning (if desired) here...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

NCC083-131-222238-
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/RRDN7.1.ER.180522T0640Z.180524T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
639 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.9 feet by
  early Thursday morning. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* 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    Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun

Roanoke River
 Roanoke Rapids    9   9.1 Tue 06 AM  10.8  10.9  10.9  10.9


&&

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

$$

ELLIS



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