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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:29 PM EST Dec. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at Elizabethtown.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 28.3 feet Tuesday
morning.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet... floodwaters will affect farmers' fields adjacent to the
river requiring the movement of farm equipment to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3472 7865 3466 7852 3456 7838 3450 7847
          3459 7859 3465 7872




929 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at William o Huske lock and dam 3.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Friday the stage was 39.97 feet.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue to rise to
near 49.6 feet by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 50.0 feet... extensive lowland flooding will occur along the left
bank of the river.


Lat... Lon 3485 7886 3485 7875 3478 7874 3472 7865
          3465 7872 3472 7882




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:47 AM EST Dec. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, including the following areas, in southeast North
Carolina, Bladen, coastal Brunswick, coastal New Hanover,
coastal Pender, Columbus, inland Brunswick, inland New
Hanover, inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast South
Carolina, central Horry, coastal Georgetown, coastal Horry,
Darlington, Dillon, Florence, inland Georgetown, Marion,
Marlboro, northern Horry, and Williamsburg.

* Through this afternoon

* expect 2-4 inches of rainfall over saturated soil. Places closer
to the coast may see localized amounts upwards of 4 inches.

* Rain will be heavy at times through midday, and could produce
flash flooding, especially for poor drainage areas near creeks,
streams and ditches. Street flooding is likely in areas and
known low spots.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:47 AM EST Dec. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, including the following areas, in southeast North
Carolina, Bladen, coastal Brunswick, coastal New Hanover,
coastal Pender, Columbus, inland Brunswick, inland New
Hanover, inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast South
Carolina, central Horry, coastal Georgetown, coastal Horry,
Darlington, Dillon, Florence, inland Georgetown, Marion,
Marlboro, northern Horry, and Williamsburg.

* Through this afternoon

* expect 2-4 inches of rainfall over saturated soil. Places closer
to the coast may see localized amounts upwards of 4 inches.

* Rain will be heavy at times through midday, and could produce
flash flooding, especially for poor drainage areas near creeks,
streams and ditches. Street flooding is likely in areas and
known low spots.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.