491  
WGUS82 KMHX 200133  
FLSMHX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC  
833 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES 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.  
 

 
 
NCC107-210132-  
/O.CON.KMHX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/KINN7.2.ER.200209T1500Z.200215T1516Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
833 PM EST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.1 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 15.0 FEET.  
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...FLOODING OF THE CAMPGROUND AT THE NATURE  
CENTER IS EXPECTED. WATER ENCROACHES ONTO OTHER PROPERTIES ALONG  
THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RIVER.  
 

 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 8PM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
KINSTON 14 15.1 WED 08 PM 14.7 14.7 14.8  
 
LAT...LON 3528 7763 3536 7748 3533 7743 3522 7750  
3521 7761 3520 7784 3526 7783  
 

 
 
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