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Note: This is a summary graphic depicting the impacts expected over the full duration of the storm from this hazard. Detailed forecast products providing times, durations, and numerical forecasts associated with this hazard are provided at this WFO's web page:

Wilmington, North Carolina
Inland Flooding Impact
Wind Tornadoes Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding
Impacts by County from inland flooding for the NWS Wilmington, North Carolina warning area
 
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Low
 
Moderate
 
High
 
Extreme
Alabama
Mobile

Florida
Jacksonville
Key West
Melbourne
Miami
Pensacola
Tallahassee
Tampa Bay

Louisiana
Lake Charles

Maryland
Baltimore/Washington

New Jersey
Mount Holly

New York
New York City/Upton

North Carolina
Newport/Morehead City
Wilmington

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia

South Carolina
Charleston

Texas
Brownsville
Corpus Christi

Virginia
Wakefield

Washington, DC
Baltimore/Washington


Inland Flooding Impacts Definitions
Read this office's detailed Hurricane Local Statement

Inland Flooding impacts:
The Inland Flooding impacts detailed in this WFOs Inland Flooding Graphics are not associated with riverine flooding. Specific river observations and river stage forecasts in this WFO's area of responsibility are available from their Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) web site, at: Wilmington, North Carolina
Low Prepare for the likelihood of minor flooding of low lying areas, with little or no property damage. Some flood prone-roads may be closed for a few hours. Expect inland flooding impacts similar to those experienced from Hurricane Irene in 1999.
Moderate Prepare for the likelihood of moderate flooding and flash flooding, resulting in some road closures. Some low lying structures may be flooded. Flood prone roads closed for several days. Expect inland flooding impacts similar to those experienced from Hurricane Ernesto in 2006.
High Prepare for the likelihood of widespread flooding and flash flooding. Extensive damage to buildings and some transportation systems from high water and debris is likely. Many road closures for short period of time. Some flood prone roads closed for several weeks. Expect inland flooding impacts similar to those experienced from Hurricane Gaston in 2004.
Extreme Prepare for the likelihood of widespread record or near record flooding and flash flooding. Complete damage to structures and transportation systems from high water and debris. Many roads closed for weeks, some flood prone roads for months. Expect inland flooding impacts similar to those experienced from Hurricane Floyd in 1999.
Wind
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Tornadoes
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Inland Flooding
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Coastal Flooding
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