Weather Alerts for Wake County

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
WAKE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Johnston
Effective: Wed, 2/19 7:46pm Updated: Thu, 2/20 3:33am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/20 7:46am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...
Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County
Lower Roanoke River At Roanoke Rapids affecting Halifax and
Northampton Counties
Lower Roanoke River Near Scotland Neck affecting Halifax and
Northampton Counties
The Flood Warning continues for the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At  7:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will rise above flood stage by tomorrow
evening and continue to rise to near 16.1 feet by Saturday evening.
* 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     Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon
Neuse River
Smithfield  15  14.7 Wed 07 PM    14.8  15.3  15.9  16.0  15.6
&&

Information:
Safety message. If you encounter deep water while driving, do not
attempt to drive through. Turn around, dont drown.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
WAKE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Alamance - Chatham - Davidson - Durham - Edgecombe - Forsyth - Franklin - Granville - Guilford - Halifax - Harnett - Johnston - Lee - Montgomery - Moore - Nash - Orange - Person - Randolph - Stanly - Vance - Wake - Warren - Wayne - Wilson
Effective: Thu, 2/20 10:00am Updated: Thu, 2/20 3:33am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/21 7:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Accumulating snow is likely across much of central North
Carolina Thursday and Thursday night...
.Precipitation will overspread the area from the southwest early
Thursday. While the precipitation will initially be all rain, a
transition to a wintry mix or a mix of rain and snow is expected
during the afternoon. A transition to all snow from north to
south is expected thereafter.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY
TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches.
* WHERE...Portions of central North Carolina.
* WHEN...From 10 AM Thursday to 7 AM EST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the afternoon or evening commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Hazardous travel conditions could extend
into Friday morning where higher snow accumulations occur and
wet or icy spots linger.

Information:
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
The latest road conditions for North Carolina can be obtained by
visiting DriveNC.gov