702  
WGUS42 KMHX 291844 CCA  
FLWMHX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC  
140 PM EST MON JAN 29 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
CHICOD CREEK NEAR SIMPSON AFFECTING PITT COUNTY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR  
IN AUTOMOBILES WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS. FLOOD WATERS WILL  
WEAKEN THE BANKS MAKING THEM DANGEROUS.  
 
A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE A  
LITTLE LATER.  
 

 
 
NCC147-301840-...CORRECTED  
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/SIMN7.1.ER.180129T1735Z.180129T2236Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
144 PM EST MON JAN 29 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CHICOD CREEK NEAR SIMPSON.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 12 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 11.0 FEET BY LATE  
THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WATER RUNS OVER MOBLEYS BRIDGE ROAD NEAR THE  
BRIDGE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3559 7723 3558 7720 3557 7721 3554 7720  
3551 7722 3550 7729 3556 7732  
 

 
DAG  
 
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