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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:08 PM EDT Sep. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at lock and dam 1.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:45 PM Thursday the stage was 30.50 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Record flooding is occurring and record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 31.4 feet by Saturday
morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet... flood waters will near the flood of record. At 30 feet,
this is above the flood of record and flood waters reach the instrument
shelter.


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




1008 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at Elizabethtown.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:45 PM Thursday the stage was 42.48 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 42.6 feet by tomorrow
morning then begin falling.
* 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




1008 PM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear at William o Huske lock and dam 3.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 70.24 feet.
* Flood stage is 42.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to 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




1033 am EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* 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...
Florence County in northeastern South Carolina...
Dillon County in northeastern South Carolina...
Darlington County in northeastern South Carolina...
Horry County in northeastern South Carolina...
Marion County in northeastern South Carolina...
Marlboro County in northeastern South Carolina...

* until 1030 am EDT Friday.

* At 1027 am EDT, reports continue to show Road closures across the
advisory area due to high water. Use caution when traveling or
performing recovering activities. Please continue to heed any Road
closures.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wilmington, Florence, Myrtle Beach, Lumberton, Conway, North Myrtle
Beach, Leland, Bennettsville, Hartsville, Marion, Dillon, Oak
Island, Lake City, Darlington, Cheraw, Carolina Beach, Whiteville,
Mullins, Burgaw and Surfside Beach.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

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


Lat... Lon 3417 7783 3384 7796 3389 7841 3357 7900
      3381 7935 3391 7994 3436 8018 3437 8029
      3453 7983 3481 7993 3481 7968 3463 7946
      3484 7935 3495 7903 3484 7890 3485 7850
      3455 7825 3472 7811 3472 7768 3444 7752


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