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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Neuse River near Goldsboro are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.74 ft on 10/12/2016
(2) 28.85 ft on 09/20/1999
(3) 27.60 ft on 09/19/2018
(4) 27.30 ft on 10/05/1929
(5) 26.70 ft on 09/23/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.96 ft on 02/20/2021 (P)
(2) 21.49 ft on 01/07/2021 (P)
(3) 18.40 ft on 12/30/2020 (P)
(4) 18.00 ft on 12/28/2020 (P)
(5) 22.39 ft on 02/12/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.10 ft on 09/03/1980
(2) 2.22 ft on 10/25/1981
(3) 2.25 ft on 10/03/1985
(4) 2.40 ft on 11/12/1986
(5) 2.46 ft on 10/20/1983
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31 Flooding reaches the base of the Arrington Bridge Rd bridge.
29 The Little River backs up and US70 and NC55 are closed. The water treatment plant is flooded.
28 The northbound lane of Arrington Bridge Rd is impassable, which cuts off access to medical facilities for residents south of the city. Emergency services must set up a temporary triage.
26 Flooding threatens to close US117.
24 Major flooding begins. Strobe lights at the end of the runway at Seymour Johnson Air Force base are flooded.
23 Strobe lights at the end of the runway at Seymour Johnson Air Force base are flooded.
22.5 Evacuation of some homes in the Mar-Mac area and possibly the Buckhorn Island subdivision may be necessary.
22 Flooding begins on Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
21 Riverview Trailer Park homes and Stevens Mill Road begin to flood.
20 Moderate flooding begins. Arrington Bridge Road and access roads around Seymour Johnson Air Force Base flood.
18 Minor flooding bagins. Water overflows the banks at the Arrington Bridge Rd and upstream of the US 117 bridge. Ferry Bridge Rd begins to flood.
(1) Arrington Bridge Road
(2) Downstream - High Flow
(3) Upstream - High Flow

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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) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 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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