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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:16 AM EDT on April 26, 2017

Expires 11:30 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River at Smithfield.
* At 4:15 am Wednesday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 24.4 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Friday morning.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet, hospital and Buffalo roads are flooded.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet, major flood stage. Flooding cuts off the
water treatment plants access to the Reservoir.


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 Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Neuse River
Smithfield 15 22.4 Wed 04 am 23.5 22.0 14.9 11.0 11.8



Lat... Lon 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833
          3547 7842 3556 7835




516 am EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River near Clayton.
* At 4:15 am Wednesday the stage was 19.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
tomorrow late morning.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, Castleberry Road off nc42 is flooded and
water floods the parking lot of East Clayton Elementary School.
Flooding reaches the lower Concrete span of the bridge on Covered
Bridge Road.



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 Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Neuse River
Clayton 9 19.3 Wed 04 am 19.0 10.1 5.1 4.6 5.8



Lat... Lon 3572 7843 3558 7829 3554 7829 3556 7835
          3569 7849




1037 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Wayne County in central North Carolina...
Nash County in central North Carolina...
Edgecombe County in central North Carolina...
southern Granville County in central North Carolina...
Wake County in central North Carolina...
Johnston County in central North Carolina...
Wilson County in central North Carolina...
Durham County in central North Carolina...
Franklin County in central North Carolina...

* until 1130 am EDT Wednesday

* at 1032 PM EDT, local law enforcement officials report that
several roads across the warned area remain closed due to high
water and water levels were still inching upward on several creeks
and tributaries, primarily across Nash, Wilson and Johnston
counties. Thus, the areal Flood Warning has been extended through
Wednesday morning.

* Some locations that will experience flooding of roads and low water
crossings include...
Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Tarboro,
Smithfield, Nashville, Creedmoor and Louisburg.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3580 7747 3557 7782 3518 7783 3519 7816
      3529 7830 3527 7849 3550 7866 3554 7878
      3576 7875 3587 7882 3587 7900 3624 7895
      3624 7880 3631 7867 3616 7846 3626 7828
      3614 7789 3615 7768 3600 7741 3582 7735


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:23 AM EDT on April 26, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


The warning alarm feature of the NOAA weather and all hazards
radio will be activated for test purposes this morning...
between 11 am and noon. This test is conducted every Wednesday
morning... unless there is a threat of severe weather.


223 am EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The warning alarm feature of the NOAA weather and all hazards
radio will be activated for test purposes this morning...
between 11 am and noon. This test is conducted every Wednesday
morning... unless there is a threat of severe weather.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Statement , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Record Report
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Frost Advisory
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
New York - Flood Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

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