Weather Alerts for Wake County

Issued by the National Weather Service

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River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
WAKE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Johnston
Effective: Sun, 2/28 6:22am Updated: Sun, 2/28 10:57am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 2/28 6:30pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...
Neuse River Near Clayton affecting Johnston County.
Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County.
...The Flood Warning remains in effect...
The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* Until further notice.
* At 5:15 AM EST Sunday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to 17.2 feet by late
tonight. It will fall to 17.1 feet Tuesday morning and then begin
rising to 17.4 feet Wednesday morning. It will then fall again but
remain above flood stage.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet, Flooding begins along the Neuse Riverwalk.
Water nears the base of the holding tank at the water treatment
plant.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet, The Smithfield town park and the Neuse
Riverwalk at the US70 bridge are flooded.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.9
feet on 09/17/2018.
&&
Fld   Observed           Forecasts (7 am EST)
Location   Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
Neuse River
Smithfield 15.0  16.9  Sun 5 am EST 17.2  17.1  17.4  17.1
&&

Information:
Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/rah/rivers.
The next statement will be issued this evening by 615 PM EST.

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
WAKE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Johnston
Effective: Sun, 2/28 6:22am Updated: Sun, 2/28 10:57am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 2/28 6:30pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...
Neuse River Near Clayton affecting Johnston County.
Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County.
...The Flood Warning remains in effect...
The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River Near Clayton.
* Until further notice.
* At 5:15 AM EST Sunday the stage was 9.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise to 10.1 feet this evening. It will
then fall to 9.8 feet by tomorrow early afternoon, before rising
again to 10.4 feet early Tuesday afternoon. It will then fall
again but remain above flood stage.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, Minor overflow occurs on both banks. Water
reaches the edge of the Neuse River Greenway trail.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, The Neuse River Greenway at Covered Bridge
Road begins to flood.
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.3
feet on 10/12/2018.
&&
Fld   Observed           Forecasts (7 am EST)
Location   Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
Neuse River
Clayton    9.0   9.2   Sun 5 am EST 9.9   10.2  10.1  9.7
&&

Information:
Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/rah/rivers.
The next statement will be issued this evening by 615 PM EST.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
WAKE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Anson - Cumberland - Harnett - Hoke - Johnston - Lee - Montgomery - Moore - Richmond - Sampson - Scotland - Stanly - Wayne - Wilson
Effective: Sun, 2/28 9:04am Updated: Sun, 2/28 10:57am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 2/28 11:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING...
Areas of fog will continue to develop across the Sandhills and
southern Coastal Plain areas this morning. Visibilities will be
as low as a half mile at times, resulting in potentially hazardous
driving conditions. If driving, slow down and leave plenty of
distance between your vehicle and those in front of you. Fog
should dissipate by mid morning.