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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh, NC
915 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

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

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

  Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NCC083-131-241315-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRDN7.1.ER.181016T1834Z.181024T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
915 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids.
* At 8:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain steady near 10.9 feet over
  the next several days.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, Minor flood stage. Farmlands and timberlands
  adjacent to the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 8 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.


             FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 8 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME     Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun

Roanoke River
  Roanoke Ra   9  10.9 Tue 09 PM    10.9  10.9  10.9  10.9  10.9


&&

LAT...LON 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
          3638 7761 3645 7765

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh, NC
915 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

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

  Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

  Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck affecting Halifax and
  Northampton Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NCC083-131-241315-
/O.CON.KRAH.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SCON7.1.ER.181019T1200Z.181026T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
915 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 29.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.9 feet by
  Thursday evening and then remain steady.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet, Minor flooding begins, especially on the left
  bank.

&&

The following are the latest observations and 8 AM forecast stages
for the next several days.


             FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 8 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME     Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun

Roanoke River
  Scotland N  28  29.7 Tue 08 PM    29.8  29.8  29.9  29.9  29.9


&&

LAT...LON 3635 7750 3633 7742 3611 7721 3608 7727
          3628 7748 3628 7759

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
319 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

...BREEZY NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

Breezy northwest winds will develop very early Wednesday morning
as high pressure builds in behind a cold front. The strongest
winds will occur as the winds back more northerly around sunrise
Wednesday. Winds will weaken to below Small Craft Advisory
criteria Wednesday afternoon.

AMZ130-135-156-158-240730-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0086.181024T0600Z-181024T1800Z/
Albemarle Sound-Pamlico Sound-
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
319 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 2 AM to 2 PM EDT
Wednesday.

* WINDS...North 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* SEAS...2 to 4 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 6 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners,
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
819 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>094-098-250030-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-Onslow-
819 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

An area of low pressure is expected to move along the NC coast
Friday and Saturday. Models still vary greatly on the intensity of
the storm, but there is the potential for gusty winds and periods of
heavy rain.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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