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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:05 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 10:04 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Tar River at Tarboro.
* From late Thursday night until further notice, or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:15 am Sunday the stage was 3.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise above flood stage by
Friday morning and continue to rise to near 19.6 feet by Friday
morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet, lowland flooding begins south of Daniel
street in east Tarboro.


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 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Tar River
Tarboro 19 3.0 sun 09 am 3.2 5.0 11.8 16.3 19.6



Lat... Lon 3597 7760 3593 7748 3577 7751 3573 7757
          3590 7756 3593 7761




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:26 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 25, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central North Carolina, including the following
areas. Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* Through Tuesday morning.

* Widespread rain along with isolated thunderstorms are expected
tonight through Monday evening, with periods of heavy rain.
Storm total rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected.

* The long duration of the rain through Monday night will saturate
the ground. Periods of heavy rain will lead to rapid runoff,
likely producing flooding of creeks and in areas of poor
drainage. Main Stem rivers will likely see significant rises in
the water levels by Monday, including the Yadkin, haw, Neuse,
tar, Roanoke, and Cape Fear.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for
possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:26 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 25, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central North Carolina, including the following
areas. Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* Through Tuesday morning.

* Widespread rain along with isolated thunderstorms are expected
tonight through Monday evening, with periods of heavy rain.
Storm total rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected.

* The long duration of the rain through Monday night will saturate
the ground. Periods of heavy rain will lead to rapid runoff,
likely producing flooding of creeks and in areas of poor
drainage. Main Stem rivers will likely see significant rises in
the water levels by Monday, including the Yadkin, haw, Neuse,
tar, Roanoke, and Cape Fear.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for
possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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