Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1041 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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HARNETT NC-HOKE NC-CUMBERLAND NC-SAMPSON NC-
1041 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  HARNETT COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN HOKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT FRIDAY

* AT 1000 PM EDT...COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORTED CONTINUED FLOODING
  INCLUDING HIGH WATER ON MULTIPLE ROADS IN PORTIONS OF HOKE...
  CUMBERLAND... AND SOUTHERN HARNETT COUNTY. RADAR AND REPORTING
  GAUGES INDICATE THAT 5 TO 10 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THIS EARLY
  THURSDAY. FLOODING IS ONGOING... WITH NUMEROUS STRUCTURES STILL
  THREATENED... AND MANY ROADS ARE STILL UNDERWATER OR WASHED OUT IN
  SPOTS. WATER LEVELS IN AREA CREEKS AND DRAINAGE DITCHES REMAIN
  HIGH OR OUT OF THEIR BANKS. ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TONIGHT WILL
  EXACERBATE ANY ONGOING FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FAYETTEVILLE...RAEFORD...LILLINGTON...FORT BRAGG...DUNN...GODWIN...
  POPE AFB...ANTIOCH...HOPE MILLS AND SPRING LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3485 7850 3485 7883 3483 7890 3490 7894
      3495 7903 3483 7919 3484 7926 3518 7917
      3517 7914 3518 7913 3517 7913 3517 7910
      3519 7910 3521 7915 3523 7916 3537 7912
      3546 7864 3534 7855 3479 7836 3479 7844

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