Brunswick County, North Carolina
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Flood Warning
NCC017-019-047-129-141-080100-
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PENDER NC-COLUMBUS NC-BRUNSWICK NC-BLADEN NC-NEW HANOVER NC-
655 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
NORTHEASTERN COLUMBUS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
BRUNSWICK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
CENTRAL BLADEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 800 PM EST

* AT 654 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
THAT HEAVY RAIN CONTINUED TO FALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 2 TO 4
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN...AND ALTHOUGH RAIN IS WINDING DOWN
LINGERING WIDESPREAD FLOODING WILL PERSIST. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN PENDER COUNTY ONLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WILMINGTON...LELAND...OAK ISLAND...CAROLINA BEACH...BURGAW...SHALLOTTE...
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...KURE BEACH...SURF CITY...HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE
BEACH...CASWELL BEACH...BALD HEAD ISLAND...SNOWS CUT...OCEAN CREST
PIER...RICH INLET...YAUPON BEACH...SOUTH MASONBORO ISLAND...FIGURE
EIGHT ISLAND AND NORTH MASONBORO ISLAND.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 388 AND 416.
INTERSTATE 140 US ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 403 AND 434.
US ROUTE 17 IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 11 AND 44.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON
AT 800 6 9 7 3901 WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3432 7769 3417 7783 3384 7796 3389 7803
3391 7814 3389 7843 3485 7865 3486 7850
3455 7825 3472 7811 3472 7768 3448 7758
3444 7752

$$

Flood Watch
NCZ099-105>110-080300-
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COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHITEVILLE...BURGAW...SURF CITY...
TOPSAIL BEACH...WILMINGTON...CAROLINA BEACH...
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...LELAND...BOLIVIA...SHALLOTTE...
OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...OAK ISLAND...SOUTHPORT
601 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...COASTAL BRUNSWICK...COASTAL NEW HANOVER...
COASTAL PENDER...COLUMBUS...INLAND BRUNSWICK...INLAND NEW
HANOVER AND INLAND PENDER.

* UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING

* PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED FROM AN
INTENSIFYING STORM SYSTEM MOVING UP THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST.
DUE TO RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SEVERAL DAYS AGO...ANY NEW
RAINFALL ADDITIONS COULD LEAD TO FLOODING.

* LOW-LYING...POOR DRAINAGE...DITCHES ALONG ROADWAYS...NEAR
STREAMS AND CREEKS...AND PRONE LOCATIONS SUCH AS INTERSECTIONS
ALL COULD EASILY FLOOD ...RESULTING IN POSSIBLE LIFE
THREATENING DRIVING HAZARDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT RAINFALL FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$
Wind Advisory
NCZ105>110-080300-
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INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURGAW...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL BEACH...
WILMINGTON...CAROLINA BEACH...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...LELAND...
BOLIVIA...SHALLOTTE...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...
OAK ISLAND...SOUTHPORT
609 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS AND TIMING...NORTHWEST WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF
35 TO 45 MPH. THERE WILL A DIMINISHING TREND FROM MID-EVENING
THRU THE NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE GROUNDS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA REMAIN SATURATED
FROM THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL OF LATE LAST WEEK. AS A RESULT...POORLY
ROOTED AND WEAK TREES COULD EASILY BE BLOWN DOWN. SOME POWER
OUTAGES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM THESE STRONG WINDS. MOTORISTS
NEED TO REMAIN ALERT ESPECIALLY WHEN TRAVELING ACROSS OPEN
ROADWAYS...AND BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED. THE STRONG
WINDS CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. MAKE SURE LIGHT WEIGHT OUTSIDE
FURNITURE AND GARBAGE CANS ARE PROPERLY SECURED.

&&

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