Inland New Hanover Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:30 AM EDT Sep. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 2 am EDT Thursday...

* location... lower Cape Fear River including downtown Wilmington,
and portions of River Road in Wilmington.

* Coastal flooding... high tides will combine with the flood wave
coming downstream to create flooding on the lower Cape Fear River
for the next several days.

* Timing... the highest water level will occur during high tides.
Water levels should remain well above flood stage for at least a
couple of hours surrounding each high tide.

* Impacts... with water levels near 7 feet at the Wilmington river
gage, expect up to 1.5 feet of water on Water Street in downtown
Wilmington south of Market street. US 421 northbound near The
Battleship could begin to see water covering the Road. Roads in
and near the state port could be affected. Low spots on River
Road and Highway 133 may be affected or become briefly covered
with water around high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for
rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and
property.



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Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 4:57 AM EDT Sep. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 am EDT this morning...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a dense fog
advisory, which is in effect until 9 am EDT this morning.

* Visibilities... expect areas of dense fog to reduce visibility to
below 1/2 mile across the advisory area.

* Timing... the dense fog should improve between 8 and 9 am.

* Impacts... the dense fog will plague this morning's commute
across the advisory area. It is well advised for motorists to
slow down and use low beam headlights when encompassing the fog.
And also to allow extra braking distance between you and the
vehicle ahead of you.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.



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Special Statement
Issued: 3:31 AM EDT Sep. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Patchy dense fog possible across portions of southeast North
Carolina this morning...

Patches of dense fog have developed across portions of the Cape
Fear region this morning. Visibility as low as one quarter of a
mile has been reported at times, with many areas reporting
visibility at or below 1 mile. Visibility will begin to slowly
improve around sunrise.

Motorists should be alert for visibility reduced to less than one
quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your low beam headlights,
and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.


331 am EDT Wed Sep 26 2018

... Patchy dense fog possible across portions of southeast North
Carolina this morning...

Patches of dense fog have developed across portions of the Cape
Fear region this morning. Visibility as low as one quarter of a
mile has been reported at times, with many areas reporting
visibility at or below 1 mile. Visibility will begin to slowly
improve around sunrise.

Motorists should be alert for visibility reduced to less than one
quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your low beam headlights,
and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.