178  
WGUS42 KRAH 141156  
FLWRAH  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH, NC  
656 AM EST FRI FEB 14 2020  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD AFFECTING JOHNSTON COUNTY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE. IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING, DO NOT  
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND, DONT DROWN.  
 

 
 
NCC101-142354-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.FL.W.0020.200214T1500Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SMFN7.1.ER.200214T1500Z.200215T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
656 AM EST FRI FEB 14 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE NEUSE RIVER AT SMITHFIELD.  
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:15 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE  
THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 16.3 FEET BY TOMORROW  
EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE  
NEUSE RIVERWALK. WATER NEARS THE BASE OF THE HOLDING TANK AT THE  
WATER TREATMENT PLANT.  
 

 
 
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND 7 AM EST FORECAST  
STAGES FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM EST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON TUE WED  
 
NEUSE RIVER  
SMITHFIELD 15 14.7 FRI 06 AM 16.2 16.1 15.6 15.3  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833  
3547 7842 3556 7835  
 

 
 
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