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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
204 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

For the Lower James Basin...including Bremo Bluff...Minor flooding is
forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please use extreme caution if venturing near riverbanks. Move to
higher ground immediately should rising water threaten your safety.

Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at
www.weather.gov/akq.  Click on the Rivers and lakes ahps link on the
left hand side menu.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio for further updates...


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VAC029-065-070704-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.FL.W.0001.150306T2000Z-150307T1600Z/
/BREV2.1.ER.150306T2000Z.150307T0000Z.150307T1000Z.NO/
204 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning has been extended until Saturday morning...The
Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Bremo Bluff
* until Saturday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 01:30 PM Friday the stage was 18.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.7 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage early tomorrow
  morning.
* At 19.0 feet...Flood stage -- minor flooding begins
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 19.2 feet on
Sep 10 2004.

&&

LAT...LON  3779 7840 3778 7817 3768 7819 3763 7825
      3771 7846

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
949 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in North Carolina...

  Tar River At Greenville affecting Pitt County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur
in automobiles when people try to drive through flooded areas.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Flood waters will
weaken the banks making them dangerous.

A followup product will be issued by the National Weather Service a
little later.

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NCC147-071449-
/O.NEW.KMHX.FL.W.0009.150307T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/PGVN7.1.ER.150307T0600Z.150310T1700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Tar River At Greenville.
* from late tonight until further notice...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 8 AM Friday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by after midnight tonight and
  continue to rise to near 14.1 feet by early Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Minor low land flooding adjacent to the
  river can be expected.

&&

LAT...LON 3577 7751 3565 7736 3564 7729 3556 7733
          3559 7742 3573 7757

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
947 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton affecting Greene...Lenoir and Pitt
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. Most flood deaths occur
in automobiles when people try to drive through flooded areas.

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio...local
radio...media or cable TV.

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NCC079-107-147-071447-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150311T0500Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.150301T1400Z.150304T0015Z.150310T2300Z.NO/
947 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning extended for
  The Contentnea Creek Near Hookerton.
* until late Tuesday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue near 13.3 feet through this
  afternoon. The river is expected to fall below flood stage Tuesday
  evening.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Flood stage. Minor flooding of low lying
  areas adjacent to creek can be expected.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sat   Sun   Mon
  Hookerton       13  13.3 Fri 09 AM   13.3  13.3  13.2

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3542 7744 3535 7741 3535 7747
          3539 7756 3544 7771

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
939 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Neuse River Near Clayton affecting Johnston County
  Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

NCC101-070239-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150309T1000Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.150306T0222Z.150307T0600Z.150308T2200Z.NO/
939 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At 9:15 AM Friday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 17.3 feet by after
  midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
  Sunday evening.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet, Moderate flood stage. The Smithfield town
  park and the Neuse riverwalk at the US70 bridge are flooded.

&&

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

                 FLD  OBSERVED                FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION         STG  STG  DAY TIME    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Neuse River
 Smithfield       15  16.1 Fri 09 AM  17.3  16.0  13.8  12.0  10.0

To convert the above stage readings to above mean sea level (ft), add
the following to the stage:

        Smithfield:      99.26

&&

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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
939 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...

  Neuse River Near Clayton affecting Johnston County
  Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

&&

NCC101-070239-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150308T0900Z/
/CLYN7.1.ER.150306T0515Z.150306T1800Z.150307T2100Z.NO/
939 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Neuse River Near Clayton.
* At 9:15 AM Friday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 10.5 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, Greenway at Covered Bridge Road begins to
  flood.

&&

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

                 FLD  OBSERVED                FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION         STG  STG  DAY TIME    Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed

Neuse River
 Clayton           9  10.0 Fri 09 AM   9.6   7.8   6.1   4.8   3.9

To convert the above stage readings to above mean sea level (ft), add
the following to the stage:

        Clayton:        128.41

&&

LAT...LON 3572 7843 3558 7829 3554 7829 3556 7835
          3569 7849

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
402 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

ANZ658-070300-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-150307T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
402 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
402 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

ANZ656-070300-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-150307T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
402 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
304 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH OVERNIGHT...

.STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
COASTAL WATERS INTO THE EVENING HOURS...THEN DIMINISH OVERNIGHT
INTO SATURDAY.

AMZ152-154-070815-
/O.CAN.KMHX.GL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-150306T2000Z/
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-150307T1500Z/
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
304 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
SATURDAY. THE GALE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
304 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH OVERNIGHT...

.STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL
COASTAL WATERS INTO THE EVENING HOURS...THEN DIMINISH OVERNIGHT
INTO SATURDAY.

AMZ150-070800-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-150307T0800Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
304 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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