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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Neuse River at Fort Barnwell are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Kinston Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.75 ft on 09/20/1999
(2) 20.51 ft on 10/15/2016
(3) 18.00 ft on 09/23/2018
(4) 14.67 ft on 11/19/2020
(5) 14.13 ft on 05/05/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.67 ft on 11/19/2020
(2) 18.00 ft on 09/23/2018
(3) 14.13 ft on 05/05/2017
(4) 20.51 ft on 10/15/2016
(5) 12.21 ft on 07/13/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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20 Devastating flooding along River Road and any adjacent roads near the river, with numerous homes significantly inundated. HWY 118 also floods near River Road, and some homes along HWY 118 are inundated.
18 Widespread flooding along and south of River Road. Water inundates homes on Cow Pen Landing Road and adjacent roads to the south of River Road. Additionally, residences on Elane Drive are flooded.
16 Maple Cypress Road is inundated at low spots on either side of the bridge over the Neuse River. River Road is impassable in several spots. Water surrounds many homes along River Road, and adjacent roads to the south, including Jolly Ole Farm Road.
14 The river threatens homes along the north bank of the river. Many acres of farmland flooded.
13 Minor lowland flooding of many acres along the river. Water inundates boat ramps along the north bank of the river.
12.5 Minor flooding is possible as river overflows the north bank into lowlands along the river.
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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 Day (GEFS)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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