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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
536 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Virginia...

  James River At Richmond Westham affecting Chesterfield...City of
  Richmond and Henrico Counties
  Meherrin River At Lawrenceville affecting Brunswick County

For the Lower James Basin...including Richmond Westham...Minor
flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.For the Chowan
Basin...including Lawrenceville...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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536 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The National Weather Service in Wakefield Va has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Meherrin River At Lawrenceville.
* until late tonight...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 04:30 PM Friday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by late
  this afternoon and continue to rise to near 15.2 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage by late tonight.
* At 15.0 feet...Pasture land north of the river, downstream of the
  gage, begins to flood.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 15.1 feet on
May 10 2008.

&&

LAT...LON  3683 7802 3676 7756 3666 7757 3668 7783
      3666 7793 3672 7803

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
950 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Lumber Near Lumberton affecting Robeson County NC

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Cape Fear At William O Huske Lock And Dam 3 affecting Bladen County NC
  Little Pee Dee At Galivants Ferry affecting Dillon...Horry and Marion Counties
  SC

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People with interests along the river should take the necessary precautions to
protect life and property from the flood waters.

Additional information is available on our website at weather.gov/ilm under the
"Rivers and Lakes" link.

&&

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/STPN7.1.ER.150307T1312Z.150308T0600Z.150309T0824Z.NO/
950 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cape Fear At William O Huske Lock And Dam 3.
* from Saturday morning to Monday afternoon.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 39.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue to rise to
  near 43.8 feet by early Sunday morning.the river will fall below flood stage
  by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Flood waters will affect areas along the left bank of
  the river with some minor overflow along the right bank.

&&

LAT...LON 3485 7886 3485 7875 3478 7874 3472 7865
          3465 7872 3472 7882

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
950 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Lumber Near Lumberton affecting Robeson County NC

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Cape Fear At William O Huske Lock And Dam 3 affecting Bladen County NC
  Little Pee Dee At Galivants Ferry affecting Dillon...Horry and Marion Counties
  SC

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People with interests along the river should take the necessary precautions to
protect life and property from the flood waters.

Additional information is available on our website at weather.gov/ilm under the
"Rivers and Lakes" link.

&&

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950 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Pee Dee At Galivants Ferry.
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 9.5 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Flood waters will begin to affect residential yards in
  the Fork Retch community upstream of Galivants Ferry near the town of Nichols.
  Swampland flooding becomes noticeable and natural boat landings will be
  flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3423 7921 3419 7910 3405 7920 3398 7928
          3400 7938 3409 7930

$$
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
950 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Lumber Near Lumberton affecting Robeson County NC

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Cape Fear At William O Huske Lock And Dam 3 affecting Bladen County NC
  Little Pee Dee At Galivants Ferry affecting Dillon...Horry and Marion Counties
  SC

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People with interests along the river should take the necessary precautions to
protect life and property from the flood waters.

Additional information is available on our website at weather.gov/ilm under the
"Rivers and Lakes" link.

&&

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/LBRN7.1.ER.150226T0858Z.150227T1200Z.150310T0600Z.NO/
950 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday afternoon...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Lumber Near Lumberton.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  7:00 AM Friday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.9 feet by tomorrow
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage early Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Low land flooding will occur along the river. The flood
  waters may affect some residential property as water backs up into the
  drainage ditches in the city.

&&

LAT...LON 3467 7916 3468 7904 3457 7891 3452 7899
          3461 7907 3458 7915

$$

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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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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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 NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
945 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...
  Neuse River At Kinston affecting Lenoir 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.

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

&&

NCC107-071445-
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/KINN7.1.ER.150302T1730Z.150310T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
945 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neuse River At Kinston.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 AM Friday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.3 feet by
  early Wednesday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 15.6 feet...Low land flooding of the campground at the
  Nature Center can be expected.

&&
                  Fld  Observed         Forecast 7AM
Location          Stg  Stg  Day Time    Sat   Sun   Mon
  Kinston         14  14.9 Fri 09 AM   14.9  15.0  15.1

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3527 7757 3526 7753 3522 7754
          3522 7759 3522 7764

$$

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-
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/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-
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/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

$$


Flood Advisory


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
946 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following river in North Carolina..
  Northeast Cape Fear Near Burgaw affecting Pender County
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People with interests along the river should take the necessary precautions to
protect life and property from the flood waters.

Additional information is available on our website at weather.gov/ilm under the
"Rivers and Lakes" link.

&&

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/BGWN7.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
946 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Northeast Cape Fear Near Burgaw
* until Monday morning.
* At 08 AM Friday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Advisory stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Water affects the lowest portions of River Bend Road and
  River Birch Road.

&&

LAT...LON 3472 7798 3472 7786 3460 7776 3445 7779
          3444 7788 3457 7788

$$


Small Craft Advisory


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.

AMZ156-158-070500-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-150307T0500Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
304 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* 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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