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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
918 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...

  CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON AFFECTING GREENE...LENOIR AND PITT
  COUNTIES

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.

&&

NCC079-107-147-291418-
/O.NEW.KMHX.FL.W.0005.150128T1800Z-150130T1800Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.150128T1800Z.150128T1800Z.150130T1200Z.NO/
918 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  9 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE THIS
  AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING
  AREAS ADJACENT TO CREEK CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3542 7744 3535 7741 3535 7747
          3539 7756 3544 7771

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
917 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON AFFECTING LENOIR 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.

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL
RADIO...MEDIA OR CABLE TV.

&&

NCC107-291417-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150201T1200Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.150116T0315Z.150120T2201Z.150201T0600Z.NO/
917 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...THE FLOOD WARNING
EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  8 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.5 FEET BY
  FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME    THU   FRI   SAT
  KINSTON         14  14.1 WED 08 AM   14.2  14.5  14.3

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3527 7757 3526 7753 3522 7754
          3522 7759 3522 7764

$$


Small Craft Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
640 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

FROM S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND THE MONITOR NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ158-282330-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT AROUND 2 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A
MODERATE CHOP LATE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NEAR SHORE...SEAS
AROUND 2 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN 1 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR SHORE...SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
327 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...

.NORTH TO NORTH WEST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
KNOTS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING THEN DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS. 7 TO
10 FOOT SEAS THIS MORNING WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

AMZ158-282000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T0000Z/
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
327 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-WVZ042>044-507-290930-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-
MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-
BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
423 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST
WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER LOW AT THIS TIME.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS MAY RESULT IN GUSTS TO 45 MPH OR HIGHER THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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