Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 200 pm EDT, Oct 11th 2018
Inland New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
933 AM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018
...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Coastal
Flood Warning, which is in effect until 2 PM EDT this afternoon. The
Coastal Flood Advisory is no longer in effect.
* Location...Along both sides of the Lower Cape Fear River from
downtown Wilmington southward to Southport.
* Coastal Flooding...High tide will combine with tropical storm force
winds pushing water up the river, to create minor flooding across
low lying locations along the lower Cape Fear River during the mid
to late evening hours.
* Timing...The highest water levels will occur in a 3 to 4 hour
window centered around high tide, today at 1202 pm. With current
projections, the levels should reach above 7 ft.
* Impacts...Significant flooding downtown on Water Street and at US
421 near USS North Carolina Rd. Water near a foot deep on River
Road near Cape Blvd.
A Coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for
rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and
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