Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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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...


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


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
* 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



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