« View county listCoastal Flood Warning
Inland New Hanover-
949 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT THURSDAY...
* Location...Lower Cape Fear River including downtown Wilmington,
and portions of River Road in Wilmington.
* Coastal Flooding...High tides will combine with the flood wave
coming downstream to create flooding on the lower Cape Fear River
for the next several days.
* Timing...The highest water level will occur during high tides.
Water levels should remain well above flood stage for at least a
couple of hours surrounding each high tide.
* Impacts...With water levels near 7 feet at the Wilmington river
gage, expect up to 1.5 feet of water on Water Street in downtown
Wilmington south of Market Street. US 421 northbound near the
Battleship could begin to see water covering the road. Roads in and
near the State Port could be affected. Low spots on River Road and
Highway 133 may be affected or become briefly covered with water
around high tide.
A Coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for
rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and