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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:41 PM EDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River at Smithfield.
* At 8:15 PM Thursday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.9 feet by
early Monday morning, and then begin falling.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, moderate flood stage. The Smithfield Town
Park and the Neuse riverwalk at the us70 bridge are flooded.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet, minor flood stage. Flooding begins along the
Neuse riverwalk. Water nears the base of the Holding Tank at the
water treatment plant.


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


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

Neuse River
Smithfield 15 16.2 Thu 08 PM 16.2 16.7 17.6 17.9 16.8



Lat... Lon 3554 7829 3548 7834 3544 7829 3541 7833
          3547 7842 3556 7835




841 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River near Clayton.
* From Saturday afternoon to Tuesday morning, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Thursday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by early Saturday
afternoon and continue to rise to near 10.4 feet by Sunday
evening.The river will fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 10.0 feet, the Neuse River Greenway at Covered Bridge
Road begins to flood.
* Impact... at 9.0 feet, minor overflow occurs on both banks. Water
reaches the edge of the Neuse River Greenway trail.


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


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

Neuse River
Clayton 9 8.8 Thu 08 PM 8.3 8.5 10.0 9.7 8.6



Lat... Lon 3572 7843 3558 7829 3554 7829 3556 7835
          3569 7849