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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:48 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Scotland County in central North Carolina...
Anson County in central North Carolina...
Harnett County in central North Carolina...
Richmond County in central North Carolina...
Montgomery County in central North Carolina...
Cumberland County in central North Carolina...
Stanly County in central North Carolina...
Lee County in central North Carolina...
southern Johnston County in central North Carolina...
Hoke County in central North Carolina...
Moore County in central North Carolina...
Wayne County in central North Carolina...
Sampson County in central North Carolina...

* until 800 PM EDT Wednesday

* at 345 PM EDT, emergency management officials continue to report
areas of flooding and river flooding across much of the sandhills,
southern coastal plain, and southern Piedmont. Areas of flooding
and high water will continue for many days in low-lying areas,
near streams and creeks and adjacent to area water ways and
rivers.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Spring Hope, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Seven Springs, Ivanhoe,
Laurinburg, Lillington, and Rockingham.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

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

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.


Lat... Lon 3550 8030 3552 7935 3563 7912 3552 7897
      3558 7782 3518 7784 3518 7817 3474 7820
      3471 7811 3456 7825 3485 7850 3483 7890
      3495 7903 3483 7919 3484 7935 3463 7946
      3480 7968 3481 8032 3519 8028 3519 8051


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1204 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cape Fear River at Fayetteville.
* At 11:00 am Tuesday the stage was 59.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 61.6 feet by
after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage
Saturday morning.
* Impact... at 60.0 feet, water begins to bypass the left end of the
nc24 bridge for several hundred yards. Two miles downstream, the
left bank widens to 1000 feet and to a depth of several feet.
* Impact... at 59.0 feet, the river will reach the bottom of the
Railroad bridge just downstream of the person street bridge. Debris
will get stuck against the Railroad bridge.
* Impact... at 58.0 feet, major flood stage. The right bank widens to
several hundred feet and there is serious flooding of downstream
structures.
* Impact... at 50.0 feet, there is significant overflow on the left
bank about 2 miles downstream of the nc24 bridge.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet, moderate flood stage. The upper parking areas
at Riverside bait and tackle are flooded. There is significant
lowland flooding downstream.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet, flood stage. The boat ramp and lower parking
lot at Riverside bait and tackle off person street are flooded. The
stage and lower seating area at the Cape Fear amphitheater are
flooded.
* Impact... at 32.0 feet, action stage. Banks begin to overflow.


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 Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Cape Fear
Fayetteville 35 59.9 Tue 11 am 61.0 54.9 44.1 33.9 25.4



Lat... Lon 3525 7865 3511 7876 3485 7875 3485 7886
          3514 7890 3526 7876




1204 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little River at Manchester.
* The current stage is unknown.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Record flooding is occurring and record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will begin to slowly fall this afternoon and
is forecast to be at 36.5 feet this afternoon.
* Impact... at 37.0 feet, flooding reaches the Road level of the Bragg
Blvd (hwy 24/87) bridge over the Little River. Local businesses
will be flooded.
* Impact... at 30.0 feet, water reaches the base of the Bragg Blvd (hwy
24/87) bridge across the Little River.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet, flooding reaches the Road surface of the
Manchester Road bridge.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet, major flood stage. The Starlite motel is
flooded and Manchester Road is closed.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet, water reaches the base of the Manchester Road
bridge and the foundation of the Starlite motel at the intersection
of Manchester Road and Bragg Blvd (hwy 24/87).
* Impact... at 24.0 feet, moderate flood stage. Manchester Road is
flooded.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet, minor flooding begins on Manchester Road near
The Fort Bragg water treatment plant.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, flood stage. Minor flood problems begin in
Fort Bragg near the water treatment plant.



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 Wed Thu Fri Sat sun

Little River
Manchester 18 36.0 Mon 06 PM 34.1 28.0 24.1 22.1 20.2



Lat... Lon 3524 7890 3522 7889 3517 7898 3516 7910
          3519 7910 3521 7898




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