456  
WGUS42 KMHX 100051  
FLWMHX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC  
851 PM EDT MON SEP 9 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON AFFECTING GREENE...LENOIR AND PITT  
COUNTIES  
 
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.  
 

 
 
NCC079-107-147-110052-  
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/HOKN7.1.ER.190910T0600Z.190910T1200Z.190911T1200Z.NO/  
851 PM EDT MON SEP 9 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 8 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 13.1 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING.THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS ADJACENT  
TO CREEK CAN BE EXPECTED. SEVERAL HOMES THREATENED BY WATER IN  
NORTHWEST GREENE COUNTY NEAR HWY 58.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3550 7766 3544 7746 3539 7750 3545 7774 3559 7782 3558 7781  
3561 7777  
 

 
 
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