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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:58 AM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for the lower Roanoke River near
Scotland Neck.
* At 8:00 am Saturday the stage was 28.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 29.8 feet by
Monday morning, and then begin falling.
* 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 sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Roanoke River
Scotland Neck 28 28.8 Sat 08 am 29.4 29.8 29.8 29.8 29.6


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




858 am EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for the lower Roanoke River at Roanoke
Rapids.
* At 7:45 am Saturday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.8 feet by
early Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 9.0 feet, 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 sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Roanoke River
Roanoke Rapids 9 10.6 Sat 08 am 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.8 8.6


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