Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
1039 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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

  Chicod Creek Near Simpson affecting Pitt County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur
in automobiles when people try to drive through flooded areas.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Flood waters will
weaken the banks making them dangerous.

A followup product will be issued by the National Weather Service a
little later.

&&

NCC147-211439-
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/SIMN7.1.ER.150420T1419Z.150420T1544Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1039 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Chicod Creek Near Simpson.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Monday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 11 feet this afternoon. Additional rises
  are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Flooding of low lying areas adjacent to
  Mobleys Bridge Road.

&&

LAT...LON 3560 7722 3557 7718 3554 7720 3551 7723
          3553 7727 3557 7725

$$



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