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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:16 AM EDT Sep. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...
Pender County in southeastern North Carolina...
Robeson County in southeastern North Carolina...
Bladen County in southeastern North Carolina...
Brunswick County in southeastern North Carolina...
Columbus County in southeastern North Carolina...

* until 600 am EDT Saturday.

* At 1013 am EDT, reports continue to show Road closures across the
advisory area due to high water. Use caution when traveling or
performing recovering activities. Several river flood warnings
remain in effect for areas within flood zones. These warning and
forecasts can be viewed at www.Weather.Gov/ilm under the rivers
and lakes tabs. Residents are urged to pay heed to all Road
closure and evacuation orders.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wilmington, Lumberton, Leland, Oak Island, Carolina Beach,
Whiteville, Burgaw, Shallotte, Elizabethtown, Sunset Beach, Red
Springs, Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach, Surf City, Holden Beach,
Ocean Isle Beach, Caswell Beach, Bald Head Island, Snows Cut and
south Masonboro Island.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3417 7783 3384 7796 3391 7814 3390 7837
      3385 7854 3463 7946 3477 7933 3484 7935
      3483 7919 3495 7903 3484 7890 3485 7850
      3455 7825 3472 7811 3472 7768 3448 7758
      3444 7752


Mbb



944 am EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at lock and dam 1.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:45 am Friday the stage was 30.58 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Record flooding is occurring and record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 31.3 feet by early Sunday
morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 26 feet... moderate flooding of swamps and low lands. Flooding
similar to that reached with the remnants of Hurricane Hilda in 1964. At 30
feet... flood waters reach the instrument shelter.


Lat... Lon 3456 7838 3448 7831 3445 7820 3438 7828
          3443 7840 3450 7847




944 am EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

... Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday afternoon...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at Elizabethtown.
* Until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 8:45 am Friday the stage was 42.45 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall and get below flood stage by early
Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 43.0 feet... considerable flooding will occur along the entire
length of the river as well as near the city of Elizabethtown.


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




944 am EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at William o Huske lock and dam 3.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 9:00 am Friday the stage was 69.13 feet.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall and get below flood stage by late
Monday morning.
* Impact... at 65.0 feet... water will approach the Road in front of the
lockmasters residence. Extensive lowland flooding will occur along the left
bank with minor flooding along the right bank.


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