Weather Alerts for Wake County

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
WAKE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Johnston
Effective: Tue, 4/23 4:13am Updated: Tue, 4/23 5:31am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 4/23 4:13pm 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 Neuse River At Smithfield.
* At  3:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.3 feet by
Friday morning, and then begin falling.
* 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     Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
Neuse River
Smithfield  15  15.4 Tue 03 AM    15.5  16.0  16.2  16.3  16.3
&&

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