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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
931 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

  Roanoke (Staunton) River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax
  Counties
  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County

Flooding is occurring along the lower portions of both the
Roanoke (Staunton) and Dan rivers. Updated forecasts show little
change and both rivers are expected to crest on Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper
than you think.

 Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at
http://www.weather.gov/rnk (lower case). Click on `rivers & lakes`.



The next scheduled statement will be issued by 6AM Thursday.

&&

VAC083-260930-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-180427T1732Z/
/SBNV2.1.ER.180425T1354Z.180426T1200Z.180427T0532Z.NO/
931 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Dan River at South Boston.
* until Friday afternoon.
* at 09PM Wednesday the stage was 21.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 21.7 feet by Thursday
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage early Friday
  morning.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 21.6
  feet on May 7 2017.

&&

LAT...LON 3660 7898 3672 7902 3675 7884 3668 7879


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
931 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

  Roanoke (Staunton) River at Randolph affecting Charlotte and Halifax
  Counties
  Dan River at South Boston affecting Halifax County

Flooding is occurring along the lower portions of both the
Roanoke (Staunton) and Dan rivers. Updated forecasts show little
change and both rivers are expected to crest on Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper
than you think.

 Graphical forecast information is available on the internet at
http://www.weather.gov/rnk (lower case). Click on `rivers & lakes`.



The next scheduled statement will be issued by 6AM Thursday.

&&

VAC037-083-260930-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-180429T1000Z/
/RNDV2.2.ER.180425T2015Z.180427T0000Z.180428T2200Z.NO/
931 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Roanoke (Staunton) River at Randolph.
* until Sunday morning.
* at 08PM Wednesday the stage was 22.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 24.3 feet by Thursday
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday evening.
* Impact...at 24.0 feet...Widespread lowland flooding in fields on
  left bank and woods on right bank.
* Flood history...this crest compares to a previous crest of 24.0
  feet on Apr 26 2017.

&&

LAT...LON 3695 7885 3703 7882 3702 7872 3690 7866
          3680 7863 3680 7870

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Columbia SC
922 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

  Congaree River At Carolina Eastman affecting Calhoun...Lexington and
  Richland Counties

  Congaree River At Congaree National Park-Gadsden affecting Calhoun
  and Richland Counties

  Pee Dee River At Cheraw affecting Chesterfield and Marlboro
  Counties

  Wateree River At Lake Wateree affecting Fairfield...Kershaw and
  Lancaster Counties

.Heavy rainfall occurred earlier this week across much of the
Carolinas. The result will be high flows along the Congaree, Pee
Dee and Wateree Rivers. Moderate flooding is forecast
for the Congaree River at Carolina Eastman. Minor flooding is
forecast for the Congaree River at Gadsen, the Pee Dee River at
Cheraw and the Wateree River at Lake Wateree.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The
water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to
play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to noaa weather radio...
local media or the internet for further statements and updated
forecasts.

&&

SCC025-069-270122-
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0008.180426T1448Z-180428T1800Z/
/CHES1.1.ER.180426T1448Z.180427T0000Z.180427T1800Z.NO/
922 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pee Dee River At Cheraw.
* from Thursday morning to Saturday afternoon...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 26.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Thursday late
  morning and crest around 31.3 feet Thursday evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage by early Friday afternoon.
* At 30.0 feet...The higher bank begins to flood. Large areas of
  farmland and river bottomland near Cheraw will be flooded. Portions
  of Riverside Park become flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3455 7984 3455 7990 3480 8002 3480 7994

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Columbia SC
922 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

  Congaree River At Carolina Eastman affecting Calhoun...Lexington and
  Richland Counties

  Congaree River At Congaree National Park-Gadsden affecting Calhoun
  and Richland Counties

  Pee Dee River At Cheraw affecting Chesterfield and Marlboro
  Counties

  Wateree River At Lake Wateree affecting Fairfield...Kershaw and
  Lancaster Counties

.Heavy rainfall occurred earlier this week across much of the
Carolinas. The result will be high flows along the Congaree, Pee
Dee and Wateree Rivers. Moderate flooding is forecast
for the Congaree River at Carolina Eastman. Minor flooding is
forecast for the Congaree River at Gadsen, the Pee Dee River at
Cheraw and the Wateree River at Lake Wateree.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The
water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to
play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to noaa weather radio...
local media or the internet for further statements and updated
forecasts.

&&

SCC039-055-057-270122-
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0007.180426T1520Z-000000T0000Z/
/WATS1.1.ER.180426T1520Z.180427T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
922 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wateree River At Lake Wateree.
* from Thursday morning until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 97.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 100.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Thursday late
  morning reaching 101.5 feet Friday morning. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* At 102.5 feet...Roadways near Beaver Creek become flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3450 8085 3432 8063 3428 8075 3447 8098

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1017 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SLOWLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS INTO THURSDAY...

.High seas will slowly subside through the day Thursday.

AMZ156-158-261400-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-180426T1400Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1017 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...West 5 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 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 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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
458 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK ALL BEACHES THROUGH THURSDAY...

.3 to 5 foot surf surf is expected from Cape Lookout north while
a High threat of rip currents is forecast for all beaches through
Thursday.

NCZ095-098-103-104-261000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-180427T0000Z/
Carteret-Onslow-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
458 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...Dangerous rip currents and rough surf.

* LOCATIONS...Ocean side Dare and Hyde counties.

* SURF HEIGHT...3 to 5 feet north of Cape Lookout.

* TIMING AND TIDES...The most likely time for strong rip currents
  to occur is a couple hours either side of low tide, which will
  occur around 1130 AM Thursday morning.

* TIMING...through Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous rip currents expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t fight the current.
Swim in a direction following the shoreline. When out of the
current, swim back to shore. If tired, float or tread water until
out of the rip current. If unable to escape, face the shore and
call or wave for help.

Shore break occurs when waves break directly on the beach. The
most common injuries with strong shore break are neck and back
injuries, which most often occur when the powerful surf throws a
swimmer or surfer head first into the bottom. It is extremely
important to protect your head and neck whenever you are in
breaking waves by keeping your hands in front of you at all
times.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
809 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

NCZ095-098-103-104-270015-
Carteret-Onslow-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
809 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
735 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

NCZ106-108-110-262345-
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Brunswick-
735 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Moderate Risk of Rip Currents.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
401 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

NCZ007-021>024-038>040-073>076-083>086-260945-
Person-Forsyth-Guilford-Alamance-Orange-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham-
Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Anson-Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-
401 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall will move
northward across the western Piedmont Thursday night. This may lead
to minor flooding of streets and poor drainage areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Columbia SC
312 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-260715-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
312 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Midlands of South Carolina
and the Central Savannah River area of Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   River Flood Warnings.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   River Flood Warnings.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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