Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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WHUS42 KILM 220950
CFWILM

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
450 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

NCZ107-221600-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.Y.0006.200222T1200Z-200222T1600Z/
Inland New Hanover-
450 AM EST Sat Feb 22 2020

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level
  expected along low-lying areas bordering the banks of the Lower
  Cape Fear River.

* WHERE...The Lower Cape Fear River from Wilmington south.

* WHEN...Until 11 AM EST this morning.

* IMPACTS...Up to one half foot deep water covering the westbound
  lane of a USS North Carolina Road. In downtown Wilmington,
  about a block of Water Street is covered with water up to one
  half foot deep. Low spots along River Road south of Wilmington
  may see partial water coverage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Cape Fear River at Wilmington - Flood Stage 5.5 FT
MLLW Categories - Minor 5.5 ft, Moderate 6.7 ft, Major 10.0 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 0.8 ft, Moderate 2.0 ft, Major 5.3 ft

             Total      Total    Departure
 Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
            ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 22/09 AM     5.8        1.1        1.0        1      Minor
 22/09 PM     5.2        0.5        0.8        1       None
 23/10 AM     5.4        0.7        0.7        1       None
 23/10 PM     5.0        0.3        0.6        1       None
 24/10 AM     5.2        0.5        0.5        1       None
 24/10 PM     5.0        0.3        0.6        1       None

&&

$$

dch


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