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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:57 PM EST on February 07, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 07, 2016


The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

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

* until 700 PM EST

* at 356 PM EST... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. 2 to 4 inches of rain
have fallen... and an additional 1 to 2 inches is possible
especially across eastern portions of the warned area. Many roads
are underwater and are becoming impassable.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wilmington... Leland... Oak Island... Carolina Beach... Burgaw... Shallotte...
Wrightsville Beach... Kure Beach... Surf City... Holden Beach... Ocean Isle
Beach... Caswell Beach... Bald Head Island... Snows Cut... Ocean Crest
pier... Rich Inlet... Yaupon Beach... south Masonboro Island... Figure
Eight Island and north Masonboro Island.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 40 between mile markers 388 and 416.
Interstate 140 US Route 74 between mile markers 403 and 434.
US Route 17 in Brunswick County between mile markers 11 and 44.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where water covers the roadway. Low lying areas like retention
ponds and drainage ditches become hidden from view when flooded.
Flood waters are usually deeper than they appear. When encountering
flooded roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.

Please report flooding to the National Weather Service in Wilmington
at 800 6 9 7 3901 when you can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3432 7769 3417 7783 3384 7796 3389 7803
      3391 7814 3389 7843 3485 7865 3486 7850
      3455 7825 3472 7811 3472 7768 3448 7758
      3444 7752


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:47 PM EST on February 07, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 07, 2016


... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina... including the following areas... in southeast North
Carolina... coastal Brunswick... coastal New Hanover... coastal
Pender... Columbus... inland Brunswick... inland New Hanover and
inland Pender. In northeast South Carolina... coastal
Georgetown... inland Georgetown... coastal Horry and inland
Horry.

* Until 10 PM EST this evening

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall from an intensifying storm
system moving up the southeast U.S. Coast... will produce
rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches... with isolated higher
amounts along the immediate coast. The recent heavy rainfall
from several days ago has not been able to completely run off or
be absorbed by the local grounds. As a result... any new rainfall
additions could quickly lead to flooding.

* Low-lying... poor drainage... ditches along roadways... near
streams and creeks... and prone locations such as intersections
all could ... easily flood resulting in possible life
threatening driving hazards.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current rainfall forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 12:52 PM EST on February 07, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 07, 2016


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening...

* winds and timing... north winds at 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45
to 50 mph. Winds will become northwest at the same speeds early
this evening followed by a diminishing trend from mid- evening
thru the night.

* Impacts... the grounds across the watch area remain saturated
from the recent heavy rainfall of late last week. As a
result... poorly rooted and weak trees could easily be blown
down. Some power outages are also possible from these strong
winds. Motorists need to remain alert especially when
traveling across open roadways... and bridges and overpasses.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that strong winds are expected. The strong
winds can make driving difficult... especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution. Make sure light weight outside
furniture and garbage cans are properly secured.



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Record Report

Statement as of 4:40 PM EST on February 07, 2016


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Wilmington NC...

a record rainfall of 1.67 inches was set at Wilmington NC today.
This breaks the old record of 1.38 set in 2002.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
California - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Iowa - Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - High Wind Warning , High Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Special Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - High Wind Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
West Virginia - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert

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