Water Resources of the United States

PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (NC) South Atlantic Water Science Center Responding to Minor to Moderate Flooding In North Carolina

Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 14:56:59 EST

Summary: Minor to moderate flooding is occurring in streams and rivers throughout North Carolina today.

Minor to major flooding is occurring throughout North Carolina. The raingage network have recorded 2 to 7 inches over the past 24 hours due to Tropical Storm Eta interacting with an approaching cold front.

The USGS has deployed eight crews to make discharge measurements throughout the stae. Additional measurements will be made tomorrow and possibly this weekend. Seven streamgages currently are experiencing major flooding, located mostly in the Neuse River Basin, and eleven gages are experiencing moderate flood stage.

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