Weather Alerts for Johnston County

Issued by the National Weather Service

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River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
JOHNSTON COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Johnston
Effective: Thu, 4/27 9:13pm Updated: Thu, 4/27 10:21pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 4/29 2:24pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...
Neuse River At Smithfield affecting Johnston County
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina..
Neuse River Near Goldsboro affecting Wayne County
The Flood Warning continues for
the Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At  8:15 PM Thursday the stage was 22.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and will continue through early Friday
morning.
* Forecast...The river will fall to below moderate flood stage Friday
afternoon and to below flood stage by Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet, Major Flood Stage. Flooding cuts off the
water treatment plants access to the reservoir.
* 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 forecast stages
for the next several days.
FLD  OBSERVED                   FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION     STG   STG  DAY TIME     Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue
Neuse River
Smithfield  15  22.6 Thu 08 PM    19.8  13.6   9.2   7.8   7.3
&&

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

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
JOHNSTON COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Johnston
Effective: Thu, 4/27 10:10am Updated: Thu, 4/27 10:21pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 4/28 2:27am 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 continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina..
Neuse River Near Goldsboro affecting Wayne County
The Flood Warning continues for the Neuse River Near Clayton.
* At  9:15 AM Thursday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage today.
* 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 forecast stages
for the next several days.
FLD  OBSERVED                FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION         STG  STG  DAY TIME    Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue
Neuse River
Clayton           9   9.9 Thu 09 AM   5.4   2.8   2.8   3.8   5.6
&&

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