UPDATE: Tar River falling to minor flood level
The Tar hit its max height at 18.37 feet Wednesday
The Tar River level in Greenville was at 15.28 feet (minor flood stage) Saturday morning and will continue to fall below flood stage by Sunday. Greenville’s crest came Wednesday afternoon, peaking around 18.37 feet. This is the 6th highest water level in Greenville since records began. The highest crest at the Greenville gauge came from Hurricane Floyd in 1999 at 29.74 feet. Hurricane Matthew lifted the Tar river to 24.46 feet in 2016.
The Neuse river in Kinston and the Contentnea creek in Hookerton will run in minor flood stage through late week before falling out of flood stage over the weekend.
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