209  
WGUS82 KMHX 212027  
FLSMHX  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
427 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017  
 
NCC133-212130-  
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ONSLOW NC-  
427 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017  
 
...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
530 PM EDT FOR ONSLOW COUNTY...  
 
AT 418 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN  
WERE MAINLY WEST OF THE NEW RIVER AND CONTINUING TO SPREAD WEST-  
SOUTHWEST. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN THE  
ADVISORY AREA AND ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE, MAINLY WEST OF  
THE NEW RIVER AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 53. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND  
SMALL STREAM FLOODING DUE TO OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
JACKSONVILLE, NEW RIVER STATION, HALF MOON, PUMPKIN CENTER, PINEY  
GREEN, CAMP LEJEUNE CENTER, SWANSBORO, RICHLANDS, FOLKSTONE, KELLUM,  
MIDWAY PARK, VERONA, CATHERINE LAKE, DIXON, PETERSBURG, ALBERT J  
ELLIS AIRPORT, RICHLANDS SOUTH, SNEADS FERRY AND HAWS RUN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 
A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED, OR PONDING  
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3474 7767 3496 7755 3486 7732 3462 7718  
3456 7729 3449 7749  
 

 
 
JBM  
 
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