Johnston County, NC
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Flood Warning
339 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At 3:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Moderate flood stage. The Smithfield town
park and the Neuse riverwalk at the US70 bridge are flooded.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Flooding begins along the
Neuse riverwalk. Water nears the base of the holding tank at the
water treatment plant.


The following are the latest observations and 7 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.


Neuse River
Smithfield 15 17.4 Tue 03 PM 16.0 12.8 9.9 7.6 5.8


LAT...LON 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833
3547 7842 3556 7835


Flood Warning
Scotland NC-Anson NC-Harnett NC-Richmond NC-Montgomery NC-
Cumberland NC-Stanly NC-Lee NC-Johnston NC-Hoke NC-Moore NC-Wayne NC-
Sampson NC-
348 PM EDT TUE SEP 18 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Scotland County in central North Carolina...
Anson County in central North Carolina...
Harnett County in central North Carolina...
Richmond County in central North Carolina...
Montgomery County in central North Carolina...
Cumberland County in central North Carolina...
Stanly County in central North Carolina...
Lee County in central North Carolina...
Southern Johnston County in central North Carolina...
Hoke County in central North Carolina...
Moore County in central North Carolina...
Wayne County in central North Carolina...
Sampson County in central North Carolina...

* Until 800 PM EDT Wednesday

* At 345 PM EDT, emergency management officials continue to report
areas of flooding and river flooding across much of the Sandhills,
southern Coastal Plain, and southern Piedmont. Areas of flooding
and high water will continue for many days in low-lying areas,
near streams and creeks and adjacent to area water ways and

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Spring Hope, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Seven Springs, Ivanhoe,
Laurinburg, Lillington, and Rockingham.


Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


LAT...LON 3550 8030 3552 7935 3563 7912 3552 7897
3558 7782 3518 7784 3518 7817 3474 7820
3471 7811 3456 7825 3485 7850 3483 7890
3495 7903 3483 7919 3484 7935 3463 7946
3480 7968 3481 8032 3519 8028 3519 8051


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