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FLOOD STATEMENT
NCC101-280207-
/O.EXT.KRAH.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141128T1232Z/
/SMFN7.1.ER.141127T0755Z.141127T1800Z.141128T0032Z.NO/
907 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.
* AT  8:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.9 FEET BY THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS EVENING
  INTO TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE
  NEUSE RIVERWALK. WATER NEARS THE BASE OF THE HOLDING TANK AT THE
  WATER TREATMENT PLANT.

&&

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    FRI   SAT   SUN   MON   TUE

NEUSE RIVER
 SMITHFIELD       15  15.6 THU 08 AM  12.6   8.2   6.4   5.6   5.2


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

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
703 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TODAY WITH
INCREASING WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS THROUGH THE DAY. GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TODAY
AND TONIGHT. SEAS WILL PEAK AT 5 TO 8 FEET.

AMZ156-158-280015-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0102.000000T0000Z-141128T1500Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
703 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 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.

&&

$$

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