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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:16 AM EDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the lower Roanoke River near Scotland Neck.
* At 9:00 am Wednesday the stage was 25.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow
morning and continue to rise to near 30.0 feet by early Monday
morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 31.0 feet, there is widespread flooding on the left
banks.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet, minor flooding begins, especially on the left
bank.


The following are the latest observations and 7 am forecast stages
for the next several days.

                 Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Roanoke River
Scotland Neck 28 25.5 Wed 09 am 28.0 29.5 29.7 29.9 30.0


Lat... Lon 3635 7750 3633 7742 3611 7721 3608 7727
          3628 7748 3628 7759




1016 am EDT Wed may 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the lower Roanoke River at Roanoke Rapids.
* At 9:45 am Wednesday the stage was 9.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 11.0 feet by
Sunday early afternoon, and then begin falling.
* Impact... at 9.0 feet, minor flood stage. Farmlands and timberlands
adjacent to the river in Roanoke Rapids flood.


The following are the latest observations and 7 am forecast stages
for the next several days.

                 Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon

Roanoke River
Roanoke Rapids 9 9.7 Wed 10 am 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.7


Lat... Lon 3652 7765 3641 7751 3635 7750 3628 7759
          3638 7761 3645 7765