Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1134 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

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PENDER NC-BLADEN NC-
1134 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  BLADEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 230 AM EDT

* AT 1133 PM EDT...RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATE HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING
  ACROSS SOUTHERN BLADEN COUNTY. THAT HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE
  FLOODING. RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL HAS EXCEEDED 4 INCHES IN A FEW
  LOCATIONS...WITH WIDESPREAD 1-3 INCHES ACROSS MOST OF THE WARNED
  AREA. RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR ARE STILL
  OCCURRING...AND THIS WILL CREATE WIDESPREAD MINOR FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ELIZABETHTOWN...ROWAN...BLADENBORO...LAGOON...COUNCIL...MONTAGUE...
  CURRIE...THE BOROUGH...ABBOTTSBURG...KELLY...POINT CASWELL...
  RUSKIN...WARDS CORNER...BUTTERS...ELKTON...CARVERS...ROOKS...
  LISBON...EMERSON AND BLADEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
FLOODING MAY PERSIST WELL AFTER THE RAINFALL COMES TO AN END. PEOPLE
IN OR NEAR LOCATIONS SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY
PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3472 7838 3467 7832 3461 7831 3455 7825
      3468 7816 3471 7811 3471 7806 3442 7806
      3437 7822 3440 7826 3437 7833 3437 7840
      3445 7862 3445 7866 3447 7867 3447 7885
      3457 7885 3467 7881 3473 7884

$$

JDW


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