139  
WGUS82 KMHX 151046  
FLSMHX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC  
646 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH  
CAROLINA...  
 
NEW RIVER AT GUM BRANCH AFFECTING ONSLOW 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.  
 
STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL  
RADIO...MEDIA OR CABLE TV.  
 

 
 
NCC133-151116-  
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/GUMN7.3.ER.180813T0155Z.180814T0446Z.180815T0802Z.NR/  
646 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE NEW RIVER AT GUM BRANCH.  
* AT 5 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...WATER THREATENS HOMES AT THE END OF FOREST  
BLUFF DRIVE. MINOR FARMLAND FLOODING ALONG THE RIVER OCCURS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3481 7750 3485 7754 3487 7754 3487 7751 3483 7746  
 

 
 
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