225  
WGUS42 KRAH 221039  
FLWRAH  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH, NC  
639 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
LOWER ROANOKE RIVER AT ROANOKE RAPIDS AFFECTING HALIFAX AND  
NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES  
...INSERT BASIS FOR WARNING (IF DESIRED) HERE...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE. IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING, DO NOT  
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND, DONT DROWN.  
 

 
 
NCC083-131-222238-  
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/RRDN7.1.ER.180522T0640Z.180524T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
639 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE LOWER ROANOKE RIVER AT ROANOKE RAPIDS.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 5:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.9 FEET BY  
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE  
THEREAFTER.  
* 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 7 AM FORECAST STAGES  
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI SAT SUN  
 
ROANOKE RIVER  
ROANOKE RAPIDS 9 9.1 TUE 06 AM 10.8 10.9 10.9 10.9  
 

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

 
 
ELLIS  
 
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