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1147 AM EDT WED SEP 19 2018
...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT Until 1100 PM EDT Wednesday.
FOR northeastern Jones...northern Lenoir...Greene...northwestern
Craven...southern Pitt...west central Beaufort and west central
* At 1145 AM EDT...Flooding continues due to the extreme rainfall
from Florence working through area rivers and streams. Use
caution when traveling or performing recovering activities. Please
continue to heed any road closures.
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
Greenville, New Bern, Kinston, Winterville, Ayden, Farmville, La
Grange, River Bend, Grifton, Snow Hill, Bell Arthur, Vanceboro,
Askins, Cayton, Shelmerdine, Calico, Fort Barnwell, Jasper,
Tuscarora and Dawson.
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.
LAT...LON 3557 7782 3570 7763 3524 7688 3524 7690
3514 7705 3515 7708 3514 7707 3506 7717
3529 7782 3536 7782 3538 7780 3542 7782
439 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018
The Flood Warning continues for
The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until further notice.
* At 4 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.9 feet by
after midnight tomorrow then begin falling.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Water floods some homes along Water Street
in Grifton, as well as some businesses just to the east of the
bridge on HWY 118. Water surrounds homes in Tick Bite. HWY 123 just
north of the bridge in Hookerton floods. Water threatens homes on
Loop Road and Four Way Road between Snow Hill and Hookerton, as
well as further upstream in northwest Greene County.
Fld Observed Forecast 8PM
Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat
Hookerton 13 18.6 Wed 04 PM 18.8 18.7 18.3
LAT...LON 3550 7766 3543 7745 3535 7740 3534 7745 3545 7774 3559 7782
3558 7781 3561 7777