717  
WGUS82 KMHX 200322  
FLSMHX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC  
1122 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH  
CAROLINA...  
 
NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON AFFECTING LENOIR 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.  
 

 
 
NCC107-200352-  
/O.CAN.KMHX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170520T1200Z/  
/KINN7.1.ER.170516T2300Z.170518T1716Z.170519T1845Z.NO/  
1122 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.  
* AT 10 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.9 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 13.8 FEET BY SUNDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...WATER WILL BEGIN TO OVERFLOW INTO LOWLANDS  
ADJACENT TO THE RIVER.  
 

 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8PM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON  
KINSTON 14 13.9 FRI 11 PM 13.9 13.7 13.3  
 
LAT...LON 3528 7763 3538 7744 3535 7739 3522 7750  
3521 7761 3520 7780 3525 7779  
 

 
 
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