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728 AM EDT TUE SEP 18 2018
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the
* Flood Warning for...
New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...
Pender County in southeastern North Carolina...
Columbus County in southeastern North Carolina...
Robeson County in southeastern North Carolina...
Bladen County in southeastern North Carolina...
Brunswick County in southeastern North Carolina...
Darlington County in northeastern South Carolina...
Horry County in northeastern South Carolina...
Florence County in northeastern South Carolina...
Northeastern Georgetown County in northeastern South Carolina...
Dillon County in northeastern South Carolina...
Marion County in northeastern South Carolina...
Marlboro County in northeastern South Carolina...
* Until 1015 AM EDT Thursday.
* At 720 AM EDT, emergency management continues to report widespread
flooding across the warned area. Although rainfall from Florence
has ended, accumulations of 10 to 25+ inches of rain has caused
excessive runoff and many towns and communities are flooded. Many
roads are impassable, barricaded, or washed away. Flowing water
covers interstates. Some neighborhoods are cut off. Rivers,
creeks, and tributaries are rising, flooding even more areas and
slowing the recession of high water. People in the warned area
should not travel, and be prepared for widespread flooding of a
magnitude greater than Floyd and Matthew.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wilmington, Florence, Myrtle Beach, Lumberton, Conway, North Myrtle
Beach, Leland, Bennettsville, Hartsville, Marion, Dillon, Oak
Island, Lake City, Darlington, Cheraw, Carolina Beach, Whiteville,
Mullins, Burgaw and Surfside Beach.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.
LAT...LON 3384 7796 3391 7826 3382 7867 3340 7914
3357 7943 3380 7933 3391 7994 3437 8029
3453 7983 3481 7993 3481 7968 3463 7946
3484 7935 3495 7903 3484 7890 3485 7850
3455 7825 3472 7811 3472 7768 3444 7752
1010 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018
The Flood Warning continues for
The Northeast Cape Fear Near Burgaw.
* until further notice.
* At 9:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 25.56 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Record flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 25.3 feet by tomorrow
* Impact...At 22.4 feet...12 miles of Highway 53 are underwater,in some cases 7
feet deep, between the Northeast Cape Fear bridge and Maple Hill. All homes
including 60 in River Bend, 20 to 25 in River Birch and 12 in the Alligator
Lake subdivision are flooded. 20 to 30 homes in Holly Shelter estates are
underwater. In the Sandy Bend subdivision, off Shaw Highway, 40 to 50 homes,
which is half of the homes in the subdivision sustain flooding. Portions of
Croomsbridge, Island Creek and White Stocking Roads are underwater.
LAT...LON 3472 7798 3472 7786 3460 7776 3445 7779
3444 7788 3457 7788